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Blind Beck (3)
runs into:-    Kent, River

Blind Beck
locality:-   Kendal
civil parish:-   Kendal (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   river
1Km square:-   SD5192 (etc) 
10Km square:-   SD59

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 38 8) 
placename:-  Blind Beck
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.
"Blind Beck"

evidence:-   old map:- Speed 1611
placename:-  Blinde Beck
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, 1610, published by George Humble, Popes Head Alley, London, 1611-12.
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"Blinde Beck"
stream, into the Kent 
item:-  Armitt Library : 2008.14.5
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770
placename:-  Blind Beck
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.
"Blind Beck"
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Images © National Library of Scotland

SD51529221 Blind Beck Bridge (Kendal)
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