Brackenthwaite Common

Common land located in Buttermere / Above Derwent, Allerdale, Cumbria.


In 8 parts, located on the Derwent Fells east of Buttermere.


The National Trust, part by application and part by direction of theCommons Commissioner.



Sheep, cattle, horses, geese and pigs.

Estovers (12) Turbary (11) Stone (8) Gravel (8) Soil(1)

Cross-references contd. : CLs 251, 297, 321 (1 each)44 rights relate to part of unit. Estovers include bracken and timber.


  • B roads
  • Minor roads
  • Footpaths
  • Other Roads
  • Other Paths

Other Notes

National Park - Lake District

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Buttermere Fells


Land Data

Common Land Name Brackenthwaite Common
County Cumbria
District Allerdale
Parish Buttermere / Above Derwent
TVG Reg # 74
Authority Cumberland
Area 193.75 hectares / 478.77 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 89
OS 100km Grid Square NY11
Easting 3190
Northing 5165
OS Grid Ref 319000,516500
Min Contour 129
Max Contour 660
Median Elevation 394



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