Scales  Cumberland


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Scales like this:

SCALES, a hamlet under Saddleback mountain, in Cumberland; 5½ miles N E by E of Keswick. S. Tarnlies about a mile to the N N W; and is overhung allround, except on part of the N, by dark, lofty, precipitous crags.

Additional information about this locality is available for Threlkeld

Scales through time

Scales is now part of Eden district. Click here for graphs and data of how Eden has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Scales itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Scales, in Eden and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 06th December 2019

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