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Black Force, Westmorland

Historical Description

Black Force, a cascade on Fell Head, Westmoreland, within the basin of the Lune, 6 miles SSW of Orton. It occurs at the head of a wild chasm approached from Borrow Bridge, and consists in the fall of a streamlet from such a giddy height as to be all reduced to spray before reaching the bottom.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Westmorland is available to browse.