High House Tarn

Type; Natural
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Location; between Glaramara and Allen Crags
Accessibility; Access Land
Grid Ref; NY 241 093
Elevation; 663 m (2178 feet)
Size; 62m x 37m (221 x 122 feet)
Area; 0.15 hectares (0.37 acres)
Depth; 2 m (6½ feet)
Meaning of name; possibly named after a mountain hut or the farm in the valley
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There are several small tarns on the ridge between Allen Crags and Glaramara, the largest of which is High House Tarn. An attractive little tarn with an island and good views across to the back of the Langdale Pikes