Rosgill is a small village that runs along a road that climbs up from the River Lowther. Rosgill Hall lies just to the south of the village, close to the river.

Mary's Pillar, on the road north of the village, was erected by her father as a memorial to Mary Castley after her early death aged 24. It marked her favourite viewpoint, up the Mardale Valley. During Mary's life the view included Mardale village, now it includes the enlarged Haweswater.

Despite having less than thirty houses Rosgill once had its own school, but that closed in 1958. There was also a smithy, now a private house.

Directions: Rosgill is just south of the largest road that runs north-wet from Shap towards Bampton and Haweswater.

Grid Reference: NY 537 167

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