Place:


Three Shire Stone  Lancashire

 

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

SHIRE STONES, three stones and a stone-pillar at the meeting-point of Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lancashire; at the head of the mountain-pass from Duddon vale to Little Langdale, 5 miles NW by W of Hawkshead.

Additional information about this locality is available for Dunnerdale

Three Shire Stone through time

Three Shire Stone 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 Three Shire Stone itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25748

Date accessed: 29th May 2022


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