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Legberthwaite, Cumberland

Historical Description

Legberthwaite, the vale of Thirlmere Water, in Cumberland, commencing immediately N of Dunmail Raise, at the boundary with Westmorland, and extending 4½ miles northward to the head of the vale of St John. It is flanked on the E by Helvellyn, Whiteside, and Watson Dodd; on the W by Dalehead Fell, Armboth Fells, and High Seat, Its scenery is mostly identical with that of Thirlmere Water, but includes at the foot a grand vista-view northward, closed by Saddleback.

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.