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Strands, Cumberland

Historical Description

Strands, a village in the S of Cumberland, on the river Irt, near the foot of Wast Water, 6½ miles NE of Ravenglass. It has two inns, and hires out boats for sailing on the lake.

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 Strands are available from a number of sites:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cumberland, 1615 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionNorth West
Postal districtLA18
Post TownMillom