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"WYTHBURN, a chapelry and hamlet in the parish of Crosthwaite, county Cumberland, 8 miles S.E. of Keswick. It forms a joint township with St. John's Castlerigg, and contains a small hamlet called the City, and the mere or lake of Thirle, sometimes named Wythburn Water." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Historical Geography

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