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Sunbiggin Tarn, Orton S
Sunbiggin Tarn
civil parish:-   Orton S (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Asby (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Crosby Garrett (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Crosby Garrett (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   tarn
locality type:-   boundary feature
locality type:-   parish boundary feature
coordinates:-   NY67650767 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY6707
10Km square:-   NY60

BSS62.jpg (taken 11.5.2010)  
BJY37.jpg  Looking South.
(taken 28.10.2005)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 22 15) 
placename:-  Sunbiggin Tarn
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:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Mazon Wath
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
"Mazon Wath"
outline with form lines; lake or tarn 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   old map:- Cary 1789 (edn 1805) 
placename:-  Mozon Waith
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Westmoreland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Cary, London, 1789; edition 1805.
"Mozon Waith"
outline with shore form lines; lake or tarn; misplaced and river going the wrong way 
item:-  JandMN : 129
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Cooper 1808
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by R Phillips, Bridge Street, Blackfriars, London, 1808.
image  click to enlarge
outline, shaded; lake 
item:-  Dove Cottage : 2007.38.53
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Sunbiggin Tarn
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Lake District of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, and by R Groombridge, 5 Paternoster Row, London, 3rd edn 1843.
"Sunbiggin Tarn"
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
Image © see bottom of page

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