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Eskdale Moor, Eskdale
Eskdale Moor
civil parish:-   Eskdale (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   locality
locality type:-   moor
coordinates:-   NY18110374 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY1803
10Km square:-   NY10

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 79 7) 
placename:-  Eskdale Moor
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.

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.

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