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Gasgale Gill, Buttermere
Gasgale Gill
Gaskell Gill
Gaitscale Gill
site name:-   Liza Beck
civil parish:-   Buttermere (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   valley
coordinates:-   NY17452152 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY1721
10Km square:-   NY12

BXC47.jpg (taken 8.8.2012)  
BNK93.jpg (taken 24.3.2007)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 63 10) 
placename:-  Gasgale Gill
source data:-   Maps, 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.

BNK94.jpg  Coledale Hause and Gasgale Gill.
(taken 24.3.2007)  

Traces of the spate caused by a cloudburst in 1760 are said to be apparent at the bottom of the gill. The cloudburst was described by Gilpin in his Observations.

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