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Walla Crag, Cumberland

Historical Description

Walla Crag, an eminence on the E side of Derwent Water, in Cumberland, 2 miles SE of Keswick. It commands a brilliant view of the lake, and contains a hollow which gave refuge to the last Countess of Derwentwater at the time of her husband's capture. It was a favourite resort of Southey.

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 Walla Crag are available from a number of sites: