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Greta Bank Farm, Underskiddaw
Great Bank Farm
locality:-   Keswick
civil parish:-   Underskiddaw (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY27252406
1Km square:-   NY2724
10Km square:-   NY22

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 64 2) 
placename:-  Gretabank Farm
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:-   possibly 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.
image MNU1P102, button  goto source
Page 102:-  "..."
"Whenever he passes that bit of road to Keswick, he will be more and more struck with the advantages of the situation of the mansion on Greta Bank, with its airy position, its walks through the woods, with the Greta dashing below; and afar, the uninterrupted view of the whole of Derwentwater basin and surrounding mountains. The tenth commandment is, we imagine, oftener broken there than in most places."

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