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Blenkinsopp Castle, Northumberland
Blenkinsopp Castle
county:-   Northumberland
locality type:-   buildings
locality type:-   castle
coordinates:-   NY664644
1Km square:-   NY6664
10Km square:-   NY66
SummaryText:-   The settlement and the castle share the name.

evidence:-   old map:- Ogilby 1675 (plate 86) 
placename:-  Blenkensop Castle
source data:-   Road strip map, uncoloured engraving, the Road from Tinmouth ... to Carlisle, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by John Ogilby, London, 1675.
In mile 49, Northumberland.  "Blenkensop Cast:"
great house on the right of the road. 
item:-  JandMN : 73
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evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Blenkinsopp
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Lake District of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, and by R Groombridge, 5 Paternoster Row, London, 3rd edn 1843.
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
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