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CASTLE CARROCK, Cumberland, Cumberland

"Is bounded on the south by Leath Ward, on the west by Cumrew and Carlatton, on the north by Brampton and Hayton, and on the east by Northumberland. It contains, according to the Ordnance Survey, 8,030 statute acres, of which 34 are public roads and 13 water. The rateable area is 2,879 acres, which are assessed at 2,143, and have a population of 297. The parish lies on both sides of the river Gelt, and comprehends the northern portion of the lofty range of mountains extending from Cross Fell, near Alston."

[Description from T. Bulmer & Co's History, Topography and Directory of East Cumberland, 1884]

 

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