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placename:- Shap Wells Hotel
parish Crosby Ravensworth parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
inn
coordinates:- NY57880959
10Km square:- NY50

1Km square NY5709

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Shap Wells Hotel -- Crosby Ravensworth -- Cumbria / -- 3.7.2006

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 21 11)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
Shap Wells (Hotel)

placename:- Shap Wells
inn
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old advertisement:- Bemrose 1881

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Advertisement for John Stubbs, Shap Wells Hotel, Crosby Ravensworth, Westmorland, published by Bemrose and Sons, 23 Old Bailey, London and Derby, by A B Moss, Carlisle, Cumberland, and by T Wilson, Kendal, Westmorland, about 1881.
Included in a Handy Guide to the English Lakes and Shap Spa.

placename:- Shap Wells Hotel
person:- innkeeper : Stubbs, John
date:- 1881
period:- 19th century, late

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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Shap Wells
no symbol

placename:- Shap Wells
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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Shap Wells Inn

placename:- Shap Wells Inn
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 141:-
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[Shap] ... not far from it, the Earl of Lonsdale has erected a commodious and elegant hotel, for the accommodation of visitors to the Wells, which have lately become a place of genteel resort. ...
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
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Four miles before reaching Shap, a road turns off to Shap Wells, at the distance of a mile. ... a most genial and sanative saline spring; ... A spacious Hotel has lately been erected near the place, with Baths and every accommodation for visitors.
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) -- possibly relevant

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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Lodge How
circle, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, farm, house, or hamlet?

placename:- Lodge How
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

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