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Buttermere, Cumbria

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Buttermere, Cumbria

Buttermere is a village and civil parish in the county of Cumbria, England.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY1717
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code017687
Population127 (2001)

Buttermere, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Buttermere.-- township, vil., and lake, Brigham par., W. Cumberland -- township, 6154 ac. land and 867 water, pop. 127. The vil. is 14 miles SW. of Keswick by Borrowdale, and 9 miles by the Vale of Newlands. The lake is 1¼ mile long, ¾ mile broad, and 247 ft. above the level of the se.

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