In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Clappersgate like this:
CLAPPERSGATE, a village on the western verge of Westmoreland; on the Brathay river, under Loughrigg-Fell, near the head of Windermere, 1¼ mile SW of Ambleside.
Additional information about this locality is available for Grasmere
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Clappersgate has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of South Lakeland. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Clappersgate and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Clappersgate, in South Lakeland and Westmorland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 19th May 2013
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