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Screes inn, Nether Wasdale
Screes Inn
locality:-   Nether Wasdale
civil parish:-   Nether Wasdale (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   inn
coordinates:-   NY12370406
1Km square:-   NY1204
10Km square:-   NY10

BNM39.jpg (taken 4.4.2007)  
BNM38.jpg (taken 4.4.2007)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 78) 
placename:-  Sun Inn
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.
"Sun Inn"

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

evidence:-   perhaps 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 73:-  "... At the Strands, at Netherwasdale, is a comfortable inn, where entertainment may be had, set off with civility, and enhanced by economical charges."

evidence:-   old text:- Martineau 1855
source data:-   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 1855-76.
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Page 114:-  "... the road reaches the two little inns. They are humble but clean; and horses can be had, and boats for the lake."

BNM40.jpg  Innsign, a ?wasp and a beer barrel?
(taken 4.4.2007)  
CDW52.jpg (taken 6.9.2015)  

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