Guide to England's hills & mountains


Capplebarrow - Cumbria

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Capplebarrow is the 5659th highest peak in the British Isles and the 636th tallest in England


513.0 m (1683 ft)


22.0 m (72 ft)

Survey method

Obvious summit


No feature


Hill / mountain range

Lake District FE

Nearest town

Kendal, Cumbria

Notes & comments

This is the Wainwright; Birkett (20cm lower) is ground by fence 40m E at NY 50839 03541; cairn 50m E on far side of fence at NY 50889 03533 is not mentioned by Wainwright or Birkett and is just lower

Birkett summit is a few metres from the west side of the fence