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CULGAITH, Cumberland

"CULGAITH, a chapelry in the parish of Kirkland, ward of Leath, in the county of Cumberland, 6 miles E. of Penrith, its post town, and 1 mile N. of Temple Sowerby station on the Eden Valley railway. It is bounded on the W. by the river Eden, and on the S. by the river Tees. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Carlisle, value 80, in the patronage of the Vicar of Kirkland. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is a small stone edifice."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson 2003]



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