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placename:- Town Head
parish Staveley-in-Cartmel parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- SD38388772
10Km square:- SD38

1Km square SD3887

old map:- Prior 1874 map 1

Map, Winander Mere, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1874.
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Town Head
block/s; building/s

placename:- Town Head
date:- 1874
period:- 19th century, late; 1870s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
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Town Head
block, building

placename:- Town Head
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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Located where?

placename:- Townhead
county:- Lancashire
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Windermere S)

Map series, lakes and roads to the Lakes, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, 352 Strand, London, included in A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, published by James Clarke, Penrith, and in London etc, from 1787 to 1793.
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placename:- Townhead
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Crosthwaite 1783-94 (Win/Ble)

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.
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Town head / Wm. Townley Esqr.
block, building/s

placename:- Town Head
person:- : Townley, William
date:- 1783=1794
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s; 1790s

descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821)

Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
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Page 71, footnote:-
On the banks of Windermere-water, have been lately built many elegant villas; by ... Mr. Taylor, Townhead; ... These objects, as works of art, most of which are done in styles suitable to their situation, give an air of consequence to the country, ...
locality:- Townhead
person:- : Taylor, Mr
date:- 1778
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage

placename:- Town Head
district:- South Lakeland
listed building
coordinates:- SD38368772
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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