Skelwith  Lancashire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Skelwith like this:

Skelwith, hamlet, Hawkshead par., N. Lancashire, in Furness district, on river Brathay, 3 miles W. of Amblesicle and 4 N. of Hawkshead; P.O., called Skelwith Bridge; in vicinity is Skelwith Force, a fine waterfall on the Brathay; Skelwith Brow, eminence, is 1 mile from the hamlet. See HAWKSHEAD WITH MONK CONISTON AND SKELWITH.

Skelwith through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Skelwith, in South Lakeland and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 29th May 2022

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