"AINSTABLE, a parish in Leath ward, in the county of Cumberland, 10 miles to the N.E. of Penrith. It is divided into two townships called the High and Low Quarters; and includes the hamlet of Ruckcroft. It is situated on a very pleasant spot on the river Eden, which bounds it on the west, and the Croglin which flows by it on the eastern and southern aides."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- The transcription of the section for Ainstable from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.