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Wythop Woods, Wythop
Wythop Woods
locality:-   Wythop
civil parish:-   Wythop (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   wood
coordinates:-   NY20992924 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY2029
10Km square:-   NY22

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 55 8) 
placename:-  Wythop Woods
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:- Gents Mag 1751
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.
item:-  JandMN : 114
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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.
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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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evidence:-   old text:- Clarke 1787
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.
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Page 93:-  "... The wood of Wythop-brow is very valuable, and the tenants claim hedge-boot, plough-boot, &c. ..."

evidence:-   old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Bassenthwaite Lake) 
source data:-   Map, A Map of Broadwater and its Environs, ie Bassenthwaite Lake, scale about 6.5 ins to 1 mile, by James Clarke, engraved by Neele, 352 Strand, published by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland and in London etc, 1787.
item:-  private collection : 10.8
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