Eskdale parish, once in
This area was inhabited long in the past, and was later an
important meeting place.
People from Eskdale, Wasdale, and Miterdale valleys would celebrate Beltane here, with bonfires in May.
There was a corpse road over the moor from Wasdale to Boot
and St Catherine's Church. One packhorse carrying the coffin
of Thomas Porter, bolted into the mist with the coffin on
|Burnmoor Lodge, Eskdale|
|Burnmoor stone circles, Eskdale|
|Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013|