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Tongue, Troutbeck
site name:-   Troutbeck Park
locality:-   Troutbeck
civil parish:-   Lakes (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   hill
coordinates:-   NY42250647 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY4206
10Km square:-   NY40
altitude:-   1191 feet
altitude:-   363m

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evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 26 4) 
placename:-  Tongue, The
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 text:- Martineau 1855
placename:-  Tongue, The
source data:-   Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-76.
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Page 35:-  "... before him, Troutbeck Tongue"
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Page 36:-  "protrudes, splitting the valley into two, and being itself most lovely with its farmstead, and dropped thorns, and coppice and grey rocks: while, behind and above it, the vale head rises into grandeur, with its torrents leaping down, and its pathway winding up, indicating the pass into Mardale. The stranger is not going that way, however. He turns over a gentler pass to the left, which leads him, on the slope of Wansfell, away from Troutbeck. As he bids farewell to the Tongue, he sees the summit of Kirkstone before him. ..."

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BMY37.jpg (taken 5.11.2006)  
CDO43.jpg  Cairn,
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