Copeland  Cumberland


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

COPELAND FOREST, a moorish mountainous tract in the SW of Cumberland; between Ennerdale-water and Wast-water, from 3 to 9 miles E of Egremont. It includes numerous fells and peaks; and has an altitude, at the Pillar-fell, of 2, 893 feet.

Copeland through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Copeland has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Copeland go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 30th November 2021

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