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Bow Fell, Cumberland

Historical Description

Bow Fell, one of the finest mountains in the Lake district, on the mutual border of Cumberland and Westmoreland, at the head of Borrowdale, Eskdale, and Langdale, 8 miles WNW of Ambleside. It has an altitude of 2960 feet above the level of the sea, and figures grandly in the background views from Windermere and Esthwaite Water.

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 Bow Fell are available from a number of sites: