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Kirkcambeck

"KIRK-CAMBECK, (or Kirkcambeck), an ancient parish in county Cumberland, now joined to Lanercost. It was given to the prior and convent of Carlisle, but was almost destroyed and ruined by the Scots. The living was a rectory rated in Pope Nicholas's valor at £8, but nothing in King Edward II.'s. The fabric of the church has long been in ruins. For the rites of baptism and sepulture, the people commonly repair to the church of Lanercost." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Kirkcambeck area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Kirkcambeck has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NY535689 (Lat/Lon: 55.012493, -2.728676), Kirkcambeck which are provided by: