Swainson Knott

Swainson Knott - Cumbria
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Swainson Knott is the 10133rd highest peak in the British Isles and the 1389th tallest in England


345.0 m (1132 ft)


132.0 m (433 ft)

Survey method

Abney level


Small cairn with bovine bones


  • Hump
  • Tump (300-399m)
  • Birkett
  • Synge

Hill / mountain range

Lake District W

Nearest town

Egremont, Cumbria

OS map sheets

OS25: 006N (The English Lakes)
OS50: 089 (West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water)
OS25: 303 (Whitehaven & Workington, Cockermouth & Egremont)