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Tarn at Leaves, Borrowdale
runs into:-   [Tansy Gill]

Tarn at Leaves
civil parish:-   Borrowdale (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   tarn
coordinates:-   NY25841224 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY2512
10Km square:-   NY21
altitude:-   1638 feet
altitude:-   499m

BTO76.jpg (taken 22.9.2010)  
BTO77.jpg (taken 22.9.2010)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 75 2) 
placename:-  Tarn at Leaves
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:-   possibly old map:- Gents Mag 1751
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Black Lead Mines in Cumberland, and area, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, by George Smith, published in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1751.
"A Tarn"
outline with form lines; lake 
item:-  JandMN : 114
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evidence:-   descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Concise Description of the English Lakes, the mountains in their vicinity, and the roads by which they may be visited, with remarks on the mineralogy and geology of the district, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823; published 1823-49, latterly as the Descriptive Guide to the English Lakes.
image OT01P038, button  goto source
Page 38:-  "the vale.- Dock Tarn and Tarn of Leaves, one on the east side of Stonethwaite, the other between Seathwaite and Langstreth, are barely entitled to be mentioned."

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BTO78.jpg (taken 22.9.2010)  

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