3 edition of Border line from the Solway Firth to the North Sea found in the catalog.
Border line from the Solway Firth to the North Sea
James Logan Mack
|Statement||by James Logan Mack, with one hundred and seventeen illustrations by Donald Scott, A.W. Peacock, A. Pope, etc., etc.|
|LC Classifications||DS880.B72 M3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 316 p. front.,|
|Number of Pages||316|
|LC Control Number||25008987|
All around, fields dipped gently to flatten out along the shore of the channel, which snakes its way westwards to the Solway Firth. The lowland coastline, flanked by rolling hills, expands until the firth meets the Irish Sea, creating a natural break in the land between Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland and Cumbria in northern England. In , James Logan Mack, an Edinburgh lawyer and amateur historian, wrote a book entitled The Border Line from the Solway Firth to the North Sea, Along the Marches of Scotland and England. The edition most frequently found now is that published in by Oliver & Boyd (pp, illustrations by Donald Scott and others).
The Solway Firth (Gaelic; Scottish Gaelic: Tràchd Romhra) is a firth that forms part of the border between England and Scotland, between Cumbria (including the Solway Plain) and Dumfries and stretches from St Bees Head, just south of Whitehaven in Cumbria, to the Mull of Galloway, on the western end of Dumfries and Isle of Man is also very near to . cumbrian coast line view of the solway firth from a northern trains class dmu routing from carlisle to barrow in furness cumbria sep ().jpg 5, × 2,; mb Edward 1 Monument, near Burgh by Sands on Solway - 2, × 1,; KBInstance of: bay, loch, fjord.
The border between the two runs for 96km or 60ml north east from the head of the Solway Firth a little north of Carlisle, to the North Sea north of Berwick-upon-Tweed. The border is wholly open and free from any formalities: you just cross it at will, like . Previous time-limited regulations for salmon and sea trout fishing on the Border Esk and River Eden, and the Solway Firth expired in November and need to be replaced. In addition, the Border Esk and River Eden salmon populations are declining and so are in need of more protection than previously, when stocks were higher than they are at.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : James Logan Mack. Stand still in the middle of the Firth and the current swirls the sand from beneath your feet.
Yet, there in the water, you are standing on a metaphorical line in the sand, part of a border which was contested for centuries. Now, although these waths are mostly forgotten, as cross-border routes they still have great political and social.
The Border Line between England and Scotland was, for centuries, a cause of great contention and confrontation between the clans and families who inhabited the lands to the north and south of it – the Border Reivers.
Perhaps the words of Robert Louis Stephenson (nineteenth century author) sum up the difference. Along the marches of Scotland and England. Edinburgh, London, Oliver and Boyd, Bright and terrific shape internally. The Border line from the Solway Firth to the North Rating: % positive. The Border Line, Solway Firth To The North Sea, Along The Marches Of Scotland & England.
Year Published: pages. Blue dust jacket with dark blue lettering over red cloth. B&W photographs throughout. The Border Line, from the Solway Firth to the North Sea along the Marches of Scotland and England.
Logan Mack and his friends walked the length of the Border Line from the Solway Firth in the west to its culmination at the North Sea in the east. The walk was enhanced by Logan Mack's exact observations of many places along the way, its historic and topographical lines of interest, his interaction with the locals he met on his travels.
Border Reiver Heritage Society, LLC. ISBN’s provided as well as online links. 1) “Border Line from the Solway Firth to the North Sea, along the Marches of Scotland and England” () by James Logan Mack; ISBN: x.
2) “Border Raids and Reivers” ()by Robert Borland a Minister of Yarrow; printed by the Courier and Herald Office, Dunfries for Thomas. There were two interlinked railways on the south shore of the Solway Firth.
The Port Carlisle Dock and Railway Company was opened infollowing the route of a former canal, intended to connect Port Carlisle, to which sea-going ships could navigate, with the city of Carlisle. The Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway and Dock Company was built as an extension of the Port Locale: Cumbria.
The book is divided into four parts, the first about previous surveys of the Border Line, the other three about the Marches; West, Middle and East. The West Marches ranged from the Solway Firth to Kershopefoot, the Middle Marches from Kershopefoot to the Hanging Stone and the East Marches from the Hanging Stone to the North Sea.
The Solway Country - the lands surrounding the inner Solway Firth - constitutes one of the many small regional worlds of the British Isles that are remarkable for the ways in which their landscapes evoke a powerful sense of territorial identity rooted not only in their physical appeal, but also in the richness and distinctiveness of their human history and geography.
The Solway. A westward glance reveals the shimmering mud-flats of the Solway Firth, a landscape famous for wildfowling but also the final destination for rivers such as the Border Esk, Annan and Nith.
The Border Esk is best known for prolific runs of sea-trout that peaked at an annual catch of some 4, on the Buccleuch beats alone in The border line from the Solway firth to the North sea, along the marches of Scotland and England by James Logan Mack and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at That was the idea behind the Solway Junction Railway which opened years ago on 13 September The only obstacle - the stretch of water between Scotland and England - would be overcome by a.
Crofton decided to walk the length of the English/Scottish border, from the Lochmaben Stone near Gretna Green on the edge of the Solway Firth to the North Sea, and a precipitous cliff between.
The Solway Coast AONB came under full scale management in The area stretches from its easterly boundary at Floriston on the Border Esk to Maryport on the West Cumbrian Coast.
Its area covers approximately Sq KM. This book will cover the Border Country that stretches from the Irish Sea and the Solway Firth in the west to the North Sea in the east, and from the Scottish Border in the north to the northern extremities of the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales in the area was very active during the Industrial Revolution, but much of the diverse landscape - waterfalls, forests, 5/5(2).
Solway Firth Partnership Campbell House The Crichton Bankend Road Dumfries DG1 4ZB [email protected] Solway Firth Partnership is a Scottish Company Limited by guarantee and without share capital under Company Number SC and a Scottish Charity under Scottish Charity Number SCFile Size: 2MB.Border Reivers from Britannia p National Library of Scotland.
A warlike race of men, but they have a bad reputation on account of their raiding. For they occupy the sandy Solway Firth, through which they often went out to England to raid, and in which the inhabitants on both sides in a jolly spectacle and joyous labour hunt on horseback with spears, or fish if you prefer.
The Solway Country-the lands surrounding the inner Solway Firth-constitutes one of the many small regional worlds of the British Isles that are remarkable for the ways in which their landscapes evoke a powerful sense of territorial identity rooted not only in their physical appeal, but also in the richness and distinctiveness of their human history and geography.
The Solway .