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Sty Head, Cumberland

Historical Description

Sty Head, a mountain pass in the SW of Cumberland, between the head of the Seathwaite branch of Borrowdale and the head of Wastdale and of Esk Haws. It has an altitude of about 1600 feet above sea-level, and commands a very grand view.

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 Sty Head are available from a number of sites: