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"LANGWATHBY, (or Longwathby), a parish in the ward of Leath, county Cumberland, 4 miles N.E. of Penrith, its post town, and about 5 from the railway station on the London and North-Western line. It is situated on the river Eden, which is here crossed by a bridge of three arches, built in 1686. The main road between Penrith and Newcastle passes through the village, which is a small agricultural place." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]


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