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placename:- Powter How
parish Above Derwent parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY221263
10Km square:- NY22

1Km square NY2226

old map:- Ford 1839 map -- presumably relevant

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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Powder Hill
Hill hachuring.

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

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 92:-
... Powter-How, a pretty building, situated under a hill covered with oaks; these shelter it entirely from the northern blasts, and the front commands an elegant south view of the impending mountains; a view to which the low situation of the house gives additional grandeur, by increasing the apparent height of the surrounding hills. ...

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

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Bassenthwaite Lake)

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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Powterhow / R Stephenson Esqr.

placename:- Powterhow
house
person:- : Stephenson, R
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Bas)

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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Powterhow / Mr. Joseph Gibson's
2 houses shown.

placename:- Powterhow
house
person:- : Gibson, Joseph
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

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