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Ashness, Borrowdale
civil parish:-   Borrowdale (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   locality
coordinates:-   NY27081923 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY2719
10Km square:-   NY21

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Ashness
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, 3x2 sheets, The County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by Thomas Donald, engraved and published by Joseph Hodskinson, 29 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1774.
block or blocks, labelled in lowercase; a hamlet or just a house 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   perhaps old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Der) 
placename:-  Ashness
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of Derwentwater and its Environs, scale about 13 ins to 1 mile, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, published by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland and in London etc, 1787.
item:-  private collection : 169
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evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Ashness
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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evidence:-   old print:- Ritter 1849
item:-  picniccamp firecostume
source data:-   Print, Baxter print, colour, Derwent Water, Cumberland, by Baxter, 11 Northampton Square, London, published by the Religious Tract Society, The Depository, 56 Paternoster Row, and 65 St Paul's Churchyard, London, 1849?
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The view is from Ashness. 
Tipped in as frontispiece to Loitering among the Lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland, by Paul Ritter? 
printed at bottom left:-  "BAXTER'S Patent Oil Printing, / 11, Northampton Square."
printed at bottom:-  "DERWENT WATER, CUMBERLAND."
item:-  Fell and Rock Climbing Club : 2.1
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