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Scales, Cumberland

Historical Description

Scales, a village under Saddleback Mountain, in Cumberland, 5½ miles NE by E of Keswick Scales Tarn lies about a mile to the NNW, and is overhung all round, except on part of the N, by dark, lofty, precipitous crags.

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 Scales are available from a number of sites:

Visitations Heraldic

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