November 17, 2017

Towns and Villages of Cumbria

Briery

Briery caravan site on former bobbin factory place by Roger Cornfoot at geographorgBriery, also called Low Briery, is a small village located in Allerdale and snuggled up to the town of Keswick. It sits in a ravine carved by the river Greta. The Low Briery mill located here was the industrial revolution's first. It manufactured bobbins, producing as many as 40 million yearly. A textile mill, also located here, made bottom edgings for waistcoats.Briery bridge on Keswick railway cyclepath by Mick Garratt geographorg


Photos courtesy Mick Garratt and Roger Cornfoot at Geograph British Isles Project




Briery is located one mile north-east of Keswick.

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