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placename:- Birkett Fell
parish Matterdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
hill; fell
coordinates:- NY363198
10Km square:- NY31

1Km square NY3619

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 65 14)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Nameless Fell
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

hearsay Named after Lord Birkett who argued against the plan to make Ullswater a reservoir, in the House of Lords, 1962.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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