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Woundale, Lakes
civil parish:-   Lakes (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   valley
coordinates:-   NY41080745 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY4107
10Km square:-   NY40

BSG08.jpg (taken 9.3.2010)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 19 15) 
placename:-  Woundale
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.
OS County Series (Wmd 19 16) 

evidence:-   old text:- Clarke 1787
placename:-  Woundale
item:-  cairn
source data:-   Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, written and published by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787; published 1787-93.
image CL13P153, button  goto source
Page 153:-  "... Before we come to the top of Kirkstone, we see on the right hand, at a small distance, several cairns, one of them remarkably large, but upon what occasion they were raised we have no tradition; the place where they are situated is called Woundale, but what is the signification or derivation of that name I am unable to determine. ..."

evidence:-   outline view:- Otley 1823 (8th edn 1849) 
placename:-  Woundal Head
source data:-   Engraving, outline view of mountains, Windermere looking towards the North East from Bowness, drawn by T Binns, engraved by O Jewitt, opposite p.2 of A Descriptive Guide of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, 8th edition, 1849.
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With a list of mountains. 
item:-  Armitt Library : A1180.3
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