Plumpton Wall  Cumberland


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

PLUMPTON-WALL, a township-chapelry in Lazonby parish, Cumberland; on Watling-street and the river Petteril, 1½ mile N of Plumpton r. station, and 6 N by W of Penrith. Post-town, Lazonby, under Penrith. Acres, 3,021. Real property, £3, 541. Pop., 326. Houses, 57. Old Penrith, with the site of a Roman station, is in the vicinity. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £49. Patron, J. Dixon, Esq. There is an endowed school.

Plumpton Wall through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th September 2021

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