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Braithwaite, Cumbria

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Braithwaite, Cumbria

Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. Historically within Cumberland, it lies just to the west of Keswick and to the east of the Grisedale Pike ridge, in the Borough of Allerdale. It forms part of the civil parish of Above Derwent. The eastern end of the Whinlatter Pass road is in the village. The A66 road bypasses Braithwaite, but does not enter the village.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY2323
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code017687

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

Braithwaite.-- vil. with ry. sta., Crosthwaite par., E. Cumberland, 2 miles W. of Keswick; P.O., T.O.; lead mines in vicinity.

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