CUMBRIAN CORPSE ROADS
Lake District expert JIM TAYLOR-PAGE has sent us a list of these. Here are just a few:
"GRASMERE. From here over White Moss, passing Dove Cottage: grid references NY 334063 to 339053. En route is (or was) the Coffin Stone, where the bearers rested. Sometimes called the Resting Stone. I think it lies just off the motor road at Hunting Stile.
"CONISTON. A corpse way led from St Andrews Church (on site of chapel, 1596) to Ulverston. This is a very long route of 25 mites, of which there is little record.
"GREYSTOKE (NY 434308). Corpse path on north side of church marked by a footpath. Possibly at one time linked to Johnby (NY 432330).
Additionally, SIBYL WEBSTER notes reference to a corpse road from the Mother Church at St Bees to Boot in Eskdale in Wainwright's book on Cumbrian mountain passes (Guild Publishing).