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Over Water or Ovenneer, Cumberland

Historical Description

Over Water or Ovenneer, a lakelet in the centre of Cumberland, at the NW skirt of Caldbeck Fells, 3 miles S by E of Ireby. It measures about 1½ mile in circuit, and is one of the sources of the river Ellen, which flows into the Irish Sea at Maryport.

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.