Boretree Tarn

  • Description

    "On the ridge between Finsthwaite and Rusland. According to Heaton Cooper there were originally three small tarns here mentioned in deeds dated 1616. A dam was built to enlarge them into one Tarn in the late 18th. Century. The name Boretree is thought to relate to 'Bore' an old name for the Elder." Photo by Michael Graham, 2007.
  • Owner

    Michael Graham
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 5 months ago
    Viewed: 621 times
    Picture Taken: 2007-01-14
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