Eskdale Common

Common land located in Eskdale / Irton with Santon, Copeland, Cumbria.


Area of fell dominated by very steep slopes, S.E. of Wast Water


The National Trust, part by application and part as directed by theCommons Commissioner.



Sheep, cattle, horses and geese.

Estovers (6) Turbary (15) Sand (1) Gravel (1)

Estovers include bracken. 3 grazing rights limitedto certain months. One right 'to water stock' registered, (non registerable).


  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads
  • Other Paths
  • Bridleways

Other Notes

National Park - Lake District

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Scafell / Wasdale

Sites of antiquity : cairns.


Land Data

Common Land Name Eskdale Common
County Cumbria
District Copeland
Parish Eskdale / Irton with Santon
TVG Reg # 58
Authority Cumberland
Area 3071.5 hectares / 7,589.84 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 89
OS 100km Grid Square NY10
Easting 3190
Northing 5030
OS Grid Ref 319000,503000
Min Contour 70
Max Contour 977
Median Elevation 523



Data recorded

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