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Wain Gap, Orton S
Wain Gap
Street:-   Waingap Lane
civil parish:-   Orton S (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY65600577
1Km square:-   NY6505
10Km square:-   NY60
SummaryText:-   A gap for a wagon?

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 29 6) 
placename:-  Wain Gap
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:-  Wain Gap
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.
"Wain Gap"
circle, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, farm, house, or hamlet? 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   old map:- Cary 1789 (edn 1805) 
placename:-  Wain Gap
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Westmoreland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Cary, London, 1789; edition 1805.
"Wain Gap"
block/s, labelled in italic lowercase; house, or hamlet 
item:-  JandMN : 129
Image © see bottom of page

MN photo:-  
Photos taken on the lane opposite the site of the building:-

BQI74.jpg  Track to the west.
(taken 3.4.2009)  
BQI75.jpg  A knoll beside the track west.
(taken 3.4.2009)  
BQI76.jpg  Muck spreading nearby.
(taken 3.4.2009)  

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