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track, Pooley Bridge to Bampton
Pooley Bridge to Bampton
Bampton to Pooley Bridge
civil parish:-   Barton (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Askham (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Bampton (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   track route
10Km square:-   NY42
10Km square:-   NY52
10Km square:-   NY51

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 WS21P163, button  goto source
Page 163:-  "[There] is also a road from Pooley-bridge, over the mountain to Bampton vale, a beautiful secreted valley."
"Ascending the road from Pooley-bridge to the south, from the brow of the common, you have a grand general view of Ulls-water, with all its winding shore, and accompaniments of woods, rocks, mountains, bays, and promontories, to the entrance of Patterdale. To the north-east you look down on Pooley-bridge, and the winding of the river guides the eye to a beautiful valley, much ornamented with plantations, in the midst of which Dalemain is seated, queen of the vale of Emont. Turning south, proceed by White-raise, a large karn of stones, and near it are the remains of a small circus, ten stones of which are still erect. A little further on, are the vestiges of a larger one of 22 paces by 25. All the stones except the pillar are removed. It stands on the south side of the circus, and the place is called Moor-Dovack. Here the vale of Bampton opens sweetly to the view, ascending to the south, and spreading upwards in variety of dale-land beauty. At the bridge the road turns to the right, and soon brings you upon Hawes-water."

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