Mellbreak

Height: 512 metres / 1678 feet Grid reference: NY 14843 18562 Category: The Western Fells

There are three summits on Mellbreak, the accepted top being the southern and highest one. Birkett names them North Top of Mellbreak, South Top of Mellbreak and a further, smaller promontory to the south named Scale Knott. The correct spelling is with a single ‘l’ (Melbreak) but it is always spelt with two on the OS map.

Mellbreak across Crummock Water

Mellbreak across Crummock Water

Mellbreak from Loweswater

Mellbreak from Loweswater

North Top

Height 509 metres/1670 feet     Grid Reference NY 14306 19471

Robinson from the north top of Mellbreak

Robinson from the north top of Mellbreak

South Top

Height 512 metres/1678 feet     Grid Reference NY 14843 18562

The Buttermere Valley from the South Top

The Buttermere Valley from the South Top

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