Guide to England's hills & mountains

Pen

Pen - Cumbria
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Pen is the 1724th highest peak in the British Isles and the 107th tallest in England

Elevation

762.0 m (2500 ft)

Prominence

10.0 m (33 ft)

Survey method

Abney level

Features

Pointed rock

Category

  • Birkett
  • Synge
  • Deleted Nuttall

Hill / mountain range

Lake District S

Nearest town

Keswick, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 006N (The English Lakes)
OS50: 089 (West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water)
OS50: 090 (Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside)

Notes & comments

Synge gives the name and location of Pen but his height of 768m corresponds to the spot height 200m NW at NY 22025 06899

Added to "deleted" Nuttalls list in vol 2 of Mountains of England. Drop measured by J&A Nuttall