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Gowbarrow Park, Cumberland

Historical Description

Gowbarrow Park, a seat on the SE border of Cumberland, on Ulleswater, 10 miles SE of Keswick. It belonged to the Duke of Norfolk, and was bequeathed by him to his nephew, Henry Howard, Esq. The grounds, about 2000 acres in extent, are traversed by the Aira rivulet, contain Aira force and Lyulph's tower, possess many scenes of great beauty, and have numerous points commanding magnificent views of the basin and mountain screens of Ulleswater.

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 Gowbarrow Park are available from a number of sites: