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Brothers Water, Westmorland

Historical Description

Brothers-Water, a lake at the head of Patterdale, in Westmoreland, 2 miles S of Patterdale Inn. It is½ of a mile long, ½ a mile broad, and 72 feet deep, fed by the streams from the Red Screes, and it lies amid rugged masses of rock and mountain, and has a picturesque character. Its ancient name was Broadwater.

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.