Meathop  Westmorland


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

METHOP AND ULPHA, a township in Beetham parish, Westmoreland; on Morecambe bay, at the mouth of the river Kent, 4 miles ENE of Cartmel. Acres, 3,561: of which 1,716 are water. Pop., 76. Houses, 13. The area includes Holme island.

Meathop through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Meathop, in South Lakeland and Westmorland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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