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Abbey Hotel, Staveley
Abbey Hotel
locality:-   Staveley
civil parish:-   Over Staveley (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   inn
coordinates:-   SD47029835
1Km square:-   SD4798
10Km square:-   SD49
references:-   OS County Series

BSA35.jpg (taken 29.1.2010)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 33 6) 
placename:-  Abbey Hotel
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.

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Abbey
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   perhaps old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Abbey
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 advertisement:- Atkinson 1847 (5th edn 1850) 
placename:-  Abbey Hotel
source data:-   Advertisement for J M Higginson at the Abbey Hotel, Staveley, Westmorland, 1850.
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At the end of a Handbook to the English Lakes, 5th edn. 
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item:-  Armitt Library : A1144.20
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Built at the end of the 19th century to serve people arriving by rail; then a children's home; now a retirement home.

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