"ULDALE, a parish in the ward of Allerdale-below-Derwent, county Cumberland, 9 miles S.W. of Wigton, its post town, and 6 S.W. of Hesket Newmarket. The village is situated close to Ireby, at the head of the small river Ellen, which, falling over rocky precipices, forms a cascade termed White Water Dash. The parish contains the hamlets of Aughertree, Longlands, and Orthwaite. Coal, freestone, limestone, and peat abound."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of
Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
- The transcription of the section for Uldale from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.