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placename:- Portinscale
parish Above Derwent parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY25202355
10Km square:- NY22

1Km square NY2523

photograph

Portinscale -- Above Derwent -- Cumbria / -- One side of the street. -- 22.9.2006
photograph

Portinscale -- Above Derwent -- Cumbria / -- The door of Oakdene, on the Main Street. -- 22.9.2006

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 83:-
... The villages along the road, beginning with Portinscale, will exhibit their own evidence of the employment of the inhabitants in the woollen manufacture; an ancient staple of the town and district, as is shown by the inscription which has come down from the olden time, engraved on a flagstone.
"May God Almighty grant His aid
To Keswick and its woollen trade."
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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Portinscale
blocks, settlement

placename:- Portinscale
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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Portinscale

placename:- Portinscale
county:- Westmoreland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 166:-
...
Portinscale is a small village, near the foot of Derwent Water. Near it are situated the villas
Page 167:-
of Derwent Bay, Derwent Bank, and Derwent Lodge. From the neighbouring heights may be viewed the lakes of Derwent Water and Bassenthwaite, with all the finely-wooded and fertile country reaching from Swinside to Skiddaw.

placename:- Portinscale
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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placename:- Portinscale

old map:- Cooke 1802

Maps, Westmoreland, Cumberland, etc, now Cumbria, by George Alexander Cooke, London, 1802-10; published 1802-24.
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Portincastle
blocks, italic lowercase text, village, hamlet, locality

placename:- Portincastle
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 317-318
Portinscale

placename:- Portinscale
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 91:-
...
... Leaving Keswick, we come to the little village of Portingsgill, which we pass ...

placename:- Portingsill
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Der)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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PORTINSKILL
group of buildings, and trees

placename:- Portinskill
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- West 1784 map

A Map of the Lakes in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, now Cumbria, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Paas, 53 Holborn, London, included in the Guide to the Lakes by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Westmorland, and in London, from the 3rd edition 1784, to 1821.
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placename:- Portinscale
building/s
county:- Cumberland

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Der)

Series of maps, An Accurate Map of the Matchless Lake of Derwent, of the Grand Lake of Windermere, of the Beautiful Lake of Ullswater, of Broadwater or Bassenthwaite Lake, of Coniston Lake, of Buttermere, Crummock and Loweswater Lakes, and Pocklington's Island, by Peter Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1783 to 1794.
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PORTINSCALE

placename:- Portinscale
town
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Addendum; Mr Gray's Journal, 1769
Page 207:-
...
Oct. 5. ... I took my way through Portinscale village to the Park, ...
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Portinskall
circle, tower

placename:- Portinskall
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Portinskal
Circle, building and tower.

placename:- Portinskal
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Jansson 1646

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Portinskal
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Portinskal
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Portinskal
circle, tower

placename:- Portinskal
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Building, symbol for a hamlet, which may or may not have a nucleus.
Portinskale

placename:- Portinskale
county:- Cumberlandia
hamlet
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Badeslade 1742

A Map of Westmorland North from London, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, and descriptive text, Cumberland similarly, by Thomas Badeslade, London, engraved and published by William Henry Toms, Union Court, Holborn, London, 1742.
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Portinskall
circle, italic lowercase text; village, hamlet or locality

placename:- Portinskall
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1742
period:- 18th century, early

old print:-
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Print, uncoloured lithograph, Portinscale, Above Derwent, Cumberland, perhaps 1900s-10s?
printed at bottom:-
PORTINSCALE.

placename:- Portinscale
date:- 1900=1919
period:- 1900s

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 225:-
PORTINSCALE.
Allen, Reverend Stephen, D.D., Roodlands.
Bennett, Thomas, Ullock Moss.
Clerks, A. R. Esq., mine proprietor, the Howe.
Dixon, Mrs. A. Derwentwater Hotel.
Fawcett, H. H. Esq., Powe Ho.
Favell, Mrs. Derwent Lodge.
Fisher, Joseph, Esq.
Fisher, Miss, lodging house.
Faulder, Robert, The Howe.
Greenip, Mrs. grocer and l. h.
Harriman, Thomas, yeoman.
Page 226:-
Knubley, Richard, joiner and lodging-house keeper.
Lietch, Dr. Derwent Bank.
Mitchell, Richard, cordwainer.
Muckle, Miss
Poole, Edwin, boarding-house.
Turner, Mrs. Derwent Hill.
Thompson, Isaac, shoemaker.
Tickell, Thomas, farmer, Ullock.
Walker, Mr. John.
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

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button   Derwent Lodge, Portinscale
button   Derwent Manor, Portinscale
button   Derwentwater Hotel, Portinscale
button   Dorothy Well, Portinscale
button   Farmers Arms, Portinscale
button   Finckle Street House, Portinscale
button   Lingholm, Above Derwent
button   Portinscale House, Portinscale
button   Portinscale Village Hall, Portinscale
button   Portinscale, Above Derwent: Finkle Street
button   Powe House, Portinscale

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