Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CUMWHITTON

CUMWHITTON, a township and a parish in Brampton district, Cumberland. The township lies near the river Eden, 2¾ miles S by E of How Mill r. station, and 7¾ ESE of Carlisle. Real property, £1, 875. Pop., 222. Houses, 50. The parish contains also the township of Northsceugh-wi-Moorthwaite; and its post town is Corby, under Carlisle. Acres, 5, 400. Real property, £5, 148. Pop., 529. Houses, 106. The property is subdivided. The surface contains some fine scenery. A waste tract in the south-east, called King Harry, has the Druidical circle of Grey Yauds, 52 yards in diameter, with 88 stones. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £102.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Carlisle. The church is tolerable.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township and a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Cumwhitton AP/CP       Brampton RegD/PLU       Cumberland AncC
Place: Cumwhitton

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