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Wythop Brows, Wythop
Wythop Brows
locality:-   Wythop
civil parish:-   Wythop (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   hill
1Km square:-   NY2128 (etc) 
10Km square:-   NY22

evidence:-   old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 96) 
source data:-   Road strip map, hand coloured engraving, the Road from Kendal to Cockermouth, and the Road from Egremond to Carlisle, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675.
In miles 35 to 38, Cumberland. 
Mountains beyond the lake on the left of the road for 3 miles. 
item:-  JandMN : 22
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evidence:-   old text:- Gents Mag
placename:-  Widehope Fells
source data:-   Magazine, The Gentleman's Magazine or Monthly Intelligencer or Historical Chronicle, published by Edward Cave under the pseudonym Sylvanus Urban, and by other publishers, London, monthly from 1731 to 1922.
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Gentleman's Magazine 1751 p.52  "... on the opposite side [of Bassenthwaite Lake] Widehope fells, with their impending woods, form a very pleasing and romantic appearance. ..."

evidence:-   old map:- Gents Mag 1751
placename:-  Widehope Fells
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Black Lead Mines in Cumberland, and area, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, by George Smith, published in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1751.
"Widehope Fells"
knobbly hillocks; mountains, with woods 
item:-  JandMN : 114
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evidence:-   descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
placename:-  Wythop Brows
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.
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Page 121:-  "... The whole western boundary [of Bassenthwaite Lake] is the noble range of wooded hills called Wythop-brows. ..."
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Page 121:-  "... Wythop-brows rise swift"
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Page 122:-  "from the water's edge. ..."

evidence:-   probably old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H
placename:-  Wythop Fells
source data:-   Map of the English Lakes, in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
"Wythop Fells"
hill hachuring 
item:-  JandMN : 82.1
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