Brotherilkeld Farm, Eskdale, Cumbria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 24.001 W 003° 12.924
30U E 486016 N 6028050
Quick Description: Brotherilkeld Farm is the last farm in the valley, before open hillside.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/4/2008 6:04:24 AM
Waymark Code: WM4KX1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
Views: 9

Long Description:
Brotherilkeld Farm is a working hill farm, rearing Herdwick sheep on open fellside. The access track from 'phone kiosk (visit link) is a public footpath. The back drop are the Scafell fells of upper Eskdale. Among the highest in England.
According to National Archive. The National Trust bought the farm around 1955. (visit link)
Before the dissolution of the monasteries, the monks of Furness Abbey (visit link) owned the farm and kept sheep here, prior to 1500's.


Streetmap (visit link)
The address of property, including Postcode.:
Brotherilkeld Farm Boot Eskdale Cumbria LA20 6EQ


The charges to visitors and opening hours.:
Not open to public. Tenanted farmer.


Parking place (optional): N 54° 23.992 W 003° 12.924

References:
Hardknott Pass nearby
Herdwick Sheep


National Trust member: no

Web page: Not listed

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