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placename:- Screes, The
locality:- Strands
locality:- Nether Wasdale
parish Nether Wasdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY12360404
10Km square:- NY10

1Km square NY1204


Screes, The -- Strands -- Nether Wasdale -- Nether Wasdale -- Cumbria / -- 4.4.2007

Screes, The -- Strands -- Nether Wasdale -- Nether Wasdale -- Cumbria / -- 4.4.2007

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 78)

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.
Sun Inn

placename:- Sun Inn
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

source:- Martineau 1855

Guide book, A Complete Guide to the English Lakes, by Harriet Martineau, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, and by Whittaker and Co, London, 1855; published 1855-71.
Page 114:-
... the road reaches the two little inns. They are humble but clean; and horses can be had, and boats for the lake.
date:- 1855
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843) -- perhaps relevant

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 73:-
... At the Strands, at Netherwasdale, is a comfortable inn, where entertainment may be had, set off with civility, and enhanced by economical charges.
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Otley 1823 (5th edn 1834)

Guidebook, Concise Description of the English Lakes, later A Description of the English Lakes, by Jonathan Otley, published by the author, Keswick, Cumberland, by J Richardson, London, and by Arthur Foster, Kirky Lonsdale, Cumbria, 1823 onwards.
image OT01P030, button   goto source.
Page 30:-
... At Nether Wasdale, about a mile and a half from the foot of the lake, there are two public houses where travellers may have refreshment for themselves and horses: ...
image OT01P132, button   goto source.
Page 132:-
... at the Strands, near the Church, there are two small public-houses, at one of which it may be necessary to take some refreshment, after a morning's ride of 20 miles, and none of the best road.
date:- 1823
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

tiny photograph, 
button to large Screes, The -- Strands -- Nether Wasdale -- Nether Wasdale -- Cumbria / -- Innsign, a ?wasp and a beer barrel? -- 4.4.2007

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