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Greenhead Gill, Cumberland

Historical Description

Greenhead Gill is situated in a ravine on the mutual border of Cumberland and Westmorland, on the E side of Dunmail Raise, half a mile E of Grasmere. It is the scene of Wordsworth's fine pastoral poem of " Michael."

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 Greenhead Gill are available from a number of sites: