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 Coniston Water
viewpoint, Hollin Bank N
locality:-   Hollin Bank
civil parish:-   Coniston (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   viewpoint
coordinates:-   SD32169847 (guess) 
1Km square:-   SD3298
10Km square:-   SD39

evidence:-   descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P054, button  goto source
Page 54:-  "..."
"At Water-head, the road to the east leads to Ambleside, eight miles; to Hawkshead, three. Ascend a steep hill surronded (sic) with"
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Page 55:-  "wood, and have a back view of the lake. To the north is a most awful scene of mountains, in every variety of horrid shape. Amongst them sweeps to the north a deep winding chasm, darkened by overhanging rocks, that the eye cannot pierce, nor the imagination fathom; from which turn your face to the east, and you have a view of some part of Windermere-water. ..."

evidence:-   old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Con) 
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, An Accurate Map of Coniston Lake, scale about 3 inches to 1 mile, by Peter Crosthwaite, Keswick, Cumberland, 1788, version published 1809.
"The Author's two Stations at Hollin Bank"
each marked by a square symbol  "... are near Hollin Bank, half a Mile to the N.E. of the Head of the Lake on the road from Hawkshead to Waterhead ..."
item:-  JandMN : 182.5
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evidence:-   old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Con) 
placename:-  station, Coniston, Crosthwaite 2
source data:-   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.
"The Author's two Stations at Hollin Bank"
two square symbols:-  "... near Hollin Bank, half a mile to the N.E. of the Head of the Lake on the Road from Hawkshead to Waterhead"

person:-   map maker
 : Crosthwaite, Peter
place:-   Coniston Water
date:-   1788
period:-   18th century, late
period:-   1780s
item:-   mapAccurate Map of Coniston Lake

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