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Skirwith Beck
runs into:-    Briggle Beck

civil parish:-   Culgaith (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   river
1Km square:-   NY6132 (etc) 
10Km square:-   NY63

BMF36.jpg  At the bridge in Skirwith.
(taken 2.6.2006)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 51 13) 
placename:-  Skirwith Beck
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.

evidence:-   probably old map:- Jansson 1646
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Cumbria and Westmoria, ie Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646.
Single wiggly line; rivers on the map are incorrectly drawn here. 
item:-  JandMN : 88
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
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.
single or double wiggly line; a river into Blencarn Beck at Skirwith 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

NY61583259 bridge, Skirwith (Culgaith)
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