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Scaw Fell, Cumberland

Historical Description

Scaw Fell, a mountain in the S of Cumberland, at the head of Eskdale, 11 miles NE of Ravenglass. It has a base of 2½ miles from E to W, of 5½ from N to S, rises to an altitude of 3229 feet above sea-level, is the loftiest mountain in England, and commands magnificent and extensive views.

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.