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Skiddaw Forest, Underskiddaw
Skiddaw Forest
civil parish:-   Underskiddaw (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   forest
coordinates:-   NY27502950 (etc etc) 
1Km square:-   NY2729
10Km square:-   NY22

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 56 3) 
placename:-  Skiddaw Forest
source data:-   Maps, 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.
OS County Series (Cmd 56 6) 
OS County Series (Cmd 56 7) 

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Skiddaw Forest
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, 3x2 sheets, The County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by Thomas Donald, engraved and published by Joseph Hodskinson, 29 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1774.
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843) 
placename:-  Skiddaw Forest
source data:-   Guide book, A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by Rev William Ford, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, by W Edwards, 12 Ave Maria Lane, Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, William Smith, 113 Fleet Street, London, by Currie and Bowman, Newcastle, by Bancks and Co, Manchester, by Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, and by Sinclair, Dumfries, 1839.
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Page 95:-  "... the wild and solitary regions of Skiddaw Forest, solitary in all but its abundance of grouse, which is strictly preserved by the Earl of Egremont, the lord of the manor. ..."

evidence:-   old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H
placename:-  Skiddaw Forest
source data:-   Map of the English Lakes, in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
"Skiddaw Forest"
item:-  JandMN : 82.1
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evidence:-   outline view:- Jenkinson 1875
placename:-  Skiddaw Forest
source data:-   Print, lithograph, outline view, Panoramic Sketches from Skiddaw, Cumberland, by Edwin A Pettitt, London, published by Edward Stanford, 55 Charing Cross, London, 1875.
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"... Skiddaw Forest ..."
item:-  JandMN : 28.8
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