In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Dykesfield like this:
DYKESFIELD, a village in Longburgh township, Burgh-by-Sands parish, Cumberland; 6 ½ miles NW of Carlisle.
Additional information about this locality is available for Burgh By Sands
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Dykesfield has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Carlisle. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Dykesfield and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dykesfield, in Carlisle and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 21st April 2015
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