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ford, Thornship
site name:-   Lowther, River
locality:-   Thornship
civil parish:-   Shap (formerly Westmorland)
civil parish:-   Shap Rural (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   ford
locality type:-   stepping stones
coordinates:-   NY55611407
1Km square:-   NY5514
10Km square:-   NY51
references:-   OS County Series

BZZ89.jpg  After a rainy night.
(taken 7.3.2014)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 14) 
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.
"Stepping Stones / Ford"

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
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.
double line, road, across a stream; bridge, clearly drawn as a bridge 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

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