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road, Lancaster to Ulverston
Lancaster to Ulverston
Ulverston to Lancaster
locality:-   Ulverston
civil parish:-   Ulverston (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   route
locality:-   Lancaster
county:-   Lancashire
locality type:-   route
SummaryText:-   The way over the sands

route parts:-    Lancaster to Hest Bank
 Lancaster Sands, Hest Bank to Kents Bank
 Kents Bank to Sand Gate
 Cartmel Sands, Sand Gate to Canal Foot
 Canal Foot to Ulverston

evidence:-   old map:- Laurie and Whittle 1806
source data:-   Road map, Completion of the Roads to the Lakes, scale about 10 miles to 1 inch, by Nathaniel Coltman? 1806, published by Robert H Laurie, 53 Fleet Street, London, 1834.
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light line; 'Other Direct Roads from LONDON' etc 
item:-  private collection : 18.18
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evidence:-   descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834) 
item:-  road distancesitinerary
source data:-   Guide book, A Concise Description of the English Lakes, the mountains in their vicinity, and the roads by which they may be visited, with remarks on the mineralogy and geology of the district, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823; published 1823-49, latterly as the Descriptive Guide to the English Lakes.
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Page 94:-  "To avoid the sands, the crossing of which has in some instances been attended with danger, the more circuitous turnpike road by Milnthorp is now generally preferred."
Miles. Miles.
4 Hest Bank 4
10 Kents Bank 14
2 Flookborough 16
1 Cark 17
3 Canal-foot 20
2 Ulverston 22

evidence:-   descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by Rev William Ford, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, by W Edwards, 12 Ave Maria Lane, Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, William Smith, 113 Fleet Street, London, by Currie and Bowman, Newcastle, by Bancks and Co, Manchester, by Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, and by Sinclair, Dumfries, 1839.
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Page 154:-  "..."
Miles. LANCASTER TO Miles.
Hest Bank
¼ Lancaster Sands
9 Kent's Bank 12¾
1 Allithwaite 13¾
Flookborough 15
1 Leven Sands 16
5 Ulverston 21

SD38278507 milestone, Staveley-in-Cartmel (2) (Staveley-in-Cartmel)
SD39348394 milestone, Staveley-in-Cartmel (3) (Staveley-in-Cartmel)
SD40348280 milestone, Upper Allithwaite (3) (Upper Allithwaite)
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