Lunedale  North Riding


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

LUNEDALE, a township in Romaldkirk parish, N. R. Yorkshire; on the river Lune, 11 miles NW by W of Barnard-Castle. It contains the hamlets of Birtle, Bowbank, Carbeck, Grasholme, Laith, Thwingarth, and Wemergill. Acres, 21,680. Real property, £3,174. Pop., 389. Houses, 63. There are a chapel of ease, chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists, and an endowed school with £10 a year.

Lunedale through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Lunedale, in Teesdale and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 11th May 2021

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