Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BIRKER AND AUSTHWAITE

BIRKER AND AUSTHWAITE, a township in Millom parish, Cumberland; in Eskdale, 6½ miles ENE of Ravenglass. Real property, £710. Pop., 114. Houses, 19. Birker Fell here forms part of the S screen of the Esk; and is streaked by a streamlet which makes a sudden romantic fall, over a naked precipice, between cliffs


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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Birker and Austhwaite Tn/CP       Millom CP/AP       Cumberland AncC
Place: Birker

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