Brackenthwaite Fell

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


Extensive area of fell, located 3 kms S.W. of Keswick.


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



Sheep, cattle, horses and geese.

Bracken (11) Timber (1) Turbary (11) Common in Soil(17)

Cross-references contd. :CL 394 (9) and CL 479 (11).Common in soil: sand, gravel and soil. 1 right held in gross, 2 in freehold.


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

Other Notes

National Park - Lake District

Site of Special Scientific Interest - Two SSSIs (see notes)

Keskerdale and Birkrigg Oaks SSSI and ButtermerenFells SSSI.

Site of antiquity : homestead.


Land Data

Common Land Name Brackenthwaite Fell
County Cumbria
District Allerdale
Parish Buttermere / Above Derwent / Lorton
TVG Reg # 11
Authority Cumberland
Area 4256.5 hectares / 10,518.04 acres
Ordnance Survey Sheet # 89
OS 100km Grid Square NY22
Easting 3200
Northing 5210
OS Grid Ref 320000,521000
Min Contour 120
Max Contour 851
Median Elevation 485



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