Sour Howes

Sour Howes - Cumbria
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Sour Howes is the 6504th highest peak in the British Isles and the 752nd tallest in England


483.0 m (1585 ft)


35.0 m (115 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Grassy hummock


Hill / mountain range

Lake District FE

Nearest town

Windermere, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 007N (The English Lakes)
OS50: 090 (Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside)

Notes & comments

Wainwright's summit is probably shaly ridge 60m ESE NY 42832 03198; Wainwright's sketch map may be misleading as it indicates summit is further SW where ground is obviously lower