"THORN THWAITE, a township and chapelry in the parish of Crosthwaite, ward of Allerdale-above-Derwent, county Cumberland, 4 miles N.W. of Keswick, its post town. The village is situated near Bassenthwaite Water, with a fine prospect of Skiddaw and the lakes from Thornthwaite Fell. The manufacture of woollen cloth is carried on to a small extent."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of
Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- The transcription of the section for Thornthwaite from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.