Drumburgh  Cumberland


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

DRUMBURGH, a township in Bowness parish, Cumberland; on the Solway frith and the Carlisle and Silloth railway, 8½ miles WNW of Carlisle. It has a station on the railway. Real property, £3, 423. Pop., 421. Houses, 94. The Roman station Gabrosentum, on the Roman wall, was here; and a seat of the Dacres, called Drumburgh Castle, occupies the site of the station, and was built out of the ruins of its masonry.

Drumburgh through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Drumburgh, in Allerdale and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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