Little Blencow  Cumberland


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

BLENCOW (Little), a township in Greystoke parish, Cumberland; 4 ½ miles WNW of Penrith. It has a post office, of the name of Blencow, under Penrith. Real property, £674. Pop., 99. Houses, 13. Here is a free grammar school, founded in 1596, with income of £191, at which the first Lord Ellenborough was educated.

Additional information about this locality is available for Great Blencow

Little Blencow through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd October 2020

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