Newbiggin on Lune  Westmorland


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

NEWBIGGIN, a village in Ravenstonedale parish, Westmoreland; contiguous to the South Durham and Lancashire Union railway, 1¼ mile N W of Ravenstone-dale. It has a station on the railway . Great Ewe fell, 1, 198 feet high, rises immediately to the N; and Ashfell rises a little to the E.

Additional information about this locality is available for Ravenstonedale

Newbiggin on Lune through time

Newbiggin on Lune is now part of Eden district. Click here for graphs and data of how Eden has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Newbiggin on Lune itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Newbiggin on Lune, in Eden and Westmorland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 12th November 2019

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