Pooley Bridge  Westmorland


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Pooley Bridge like this:

POOLEY-BRIDGE, a hamlet in Barton parish, Westmoreland; on the river Eamont, at its efflux from Ulleswater, 5½ miles S W of Penrith. It has a post-office under Penrith, two small inns, an old stone cross, and a bridgecommanding a superb view of Helvellyn; and it is a goodstation for anglers, and for boating on the lake.

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Pooley Bridge through time

Pooley Bridge is now part of Eden district. Click here for graphs and data of how Eden has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Pooley Bridge itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Pooley Bridge, in Eden and Westmorland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 27th October 2020

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