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Mardale Mysteries

A Potted History of Local Football in Carlisle during the Decades after the Second World War

Richard John Cooke


The mystery of what lies beneath deep waters has forever attracted human imagination. The creation of Haweswater reservoir tragically changed forever a tranquil backwater in Lakeland into a vast sheet of cold impersonal water. Mardale Mysteries tells the story of this loss from a very first involvement when imagination told of church bells tolling beneath the deep waters to an intriguing walk back in time as the drought periods took place.


Andrew May Publishing



Publication Date:

2021 November


Paperback; 228 x 150mm




Black and white illustrations throughout

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