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Dalegarth, Cumberland

Historical Description

Dalegarth, an ancient seat on the river Esk, 7 miles ENE of Ravenglass, in Cumberland. It belonged to the Austhwaits from 1345, passed to the Stanleys, and is now a farmhouse. A famous waterfall near it, now called Stanley-Gill Fall, was formerly called Dalegarth Force.

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.