Place:


Watercrook  Westmorland

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Watercrook like this:

WATERCROOK, the site of the Roman station Concangium in the S of Westmoreland; on the river Kent, 2 miles S of Kendal. Roman altars, inscriptions, urns, bricks, a bath, coins, and other relics have been found.

The location is the building named as Watercrook on the Ordnance Survey 1:10,560 map of Westmorland of 1862-3, accessible on the www.old-maps.co.uk site. The Roman site of Concangium is just to the north. Additional information about this locality is available for Natland

Watercrook through time

Watercrook is now part of South Lakeland district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Lakeland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Watercrook itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Watercrook, in South Lakeland and Westmorland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/24633

Date accessed: 20th September 2018


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