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road, Maryport to Silloth
Maryport to Silloth
Silloth to Maryport
civil parish:-   Maryport (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Crosscanonby (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Oughterside and Allerby (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Hayton and Mealo (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Allonby (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Holme St Cuthbert (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Holme Low (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Silloth-on-Solway (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   route
10Km square:-   NY03
10Km square:-   NY04
10Km square:-   NY05
10Km square:-   NY15

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
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.
double line, narrower, solid or dotted with a dot and number at 1 mile intervals; road 
a mile and a half beyond Skinburness to Grune Point; distances from Whitehaven 
"A. to GPt. 10:0:0"
miles.furlongs.poles; Allonby to Grune Point 
"M. to A. 5:0:2"
miles.furlongs.poles; Maryport to Allonby 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
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evidence:-   road map:- Cary 1790 (Cmd/edn 1789) 
source data:-   Road map, hand coloured engraving, Cumberland, scale about 15 miles to 1 inch, by John Cary, 181 Strand, London, 1790, edn 1789.
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no Silloth double line 
item:-  JandMN : 419
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evidence:-   old map:- Cooke 1802
source data:-   Map, Cumberland, scale about 15.5 miles to 1 inch, by George Cooke, 1802, bound in Gray's New Book of Roads, 1824, published by Sherwood, Jones and Co, Paternoster Road, London, 1824.
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double line, light dark solid; road 
item:-  Hampshire Museums : FA2000.62.2
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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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bold line; 'Principal Travelling Roads', to Allonby 
item:-  private collection : 18.18
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evidence:-   old map:- Wallis 1810 (Cmd) 
source data:-   Road map, hand coloured engraving, Cumberland, scale about 16 miles to 1 inch, by James Wallis, 77 Berwick Stree, Soho, London, 1810.
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double line, light bold; 'Turnpike Road' 
item:-  Dove Cottage : 2009.81.10
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evidence:-   old map:- Hall 1820 (Cmd) 
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, Cumberland, scale about 21 miles to 1 inch, engraved by Sidney Hall, published by S Leigh, 18 Strand, London, 1820-31.
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single line, solid; minor road; Maryport, Allonby, Wolsty, ... 
item:-  JandMN : 91
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evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
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.
"M to A 5 Ms."
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
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evidence:-   gradient diagram:- Gall and Inglis 1890s-1900s (Roads) 
source data:-   Contour Road Book of England, Northern Division, by Harry R G Inglis, published by Gall and Inglis, 25 Paternoster Square, London and Edinburgh, 1898.
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Itinerary, with gradient diagram, routes 171, Whitehaven to Silloth, 172, Whitehaven to Ravenglass, 173, Keswick to Workington, and 174, Keswick to Wigton, Cumberland, 1898. 
item:-  JandMN : 763.12
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evidence:-   old map:- Bell 1892
source data:-   Map, colour lithograph, Road Map of Cumberland, by George Joseph Bell, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, printed by Charles Thurnam and Sons, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1892.
orange - disturnpiked 'main road' under section 13 of the Highways Act 1878 since 1 September 1883; blue - declared 'main road' by magistrates, as the county authority, since 1878, under section 15 of the Highways Act 1878 
Road map of Cumberland showing County Bridges 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 38
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places:-    Maryport

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