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Applethwaite, Cumberland

Historical Description

Applethwaite, a village on the ascent of Skiddaw, 2 miles N of Keswick, Cumberland. It has a post office under Kes-wick, and commands a splendid view of Derwentwater and the surrounding mountains. A small property adjacent to it was given by Sir George Howland Beaumont to the poet Wordsworth.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cumberland is available to browse.


Online maps of Applethwaite are available from a number of sites:

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA12
Post TownKeswick