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Ormathwaite, Cumberland

Historical Description

Ormathwaite, a seat in Crossthwaite parish, Cumberland, 1½ mile NNE of Keswick. It was the residence of the philosopher Dr Brownrigg, and is now the property of Lord Ormathwaite. The house comprises the remains of a peel tower of the 15th century.

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 Ormathwaite are available from a number of sites:

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA12
Post TownKeswick