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Easdale, Westmorland

Historical Description

Easdale, a mountain vale on the west border of Westmorland, descending from High Raise on the boundary with Cumberland, 3½ miles south-eastward to the head of Grasmere. It is traversed by a streamlet called Easdale Ghyll, contains a mountain lakelet called Easdale Tarn, includes also the foaming cataract called Sour Milk Force, and commands in its lower part a charming view over Grasmere to Loughrigg.

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.