Guide to England's hills & mountains


Pen - Cumbria

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


762.0 m (2500 ft)


10.0 m (33 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Pointed rock


  • Birkett
  • Synge
  • Deleted Nuttall

Hill / mountain range

Lake District S

Nearest town

Keswick, Cumbria

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