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LECK, a township-chapelry in Tunstall parish, Lancashire; on a rivulet of its own name, a tributary of the Lune, and on the Ingleton railway, adjacent to the boundaries with Yorkshire and Westmoreland, 2½ miles SE by E of Kirkby-Lonsdale. Post town, Kirkby-Lonsdale, under Burton, Westmoreland. Acres, 4,636. Real property, £2,482. Pop., 324. Houses, 57. Leck House is the seat of H. T. Welsh, Esq. Leck Fell is an upland tract connected with Gragreth mountain, which has an altitude of 2,250 feet. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £80. Patron, the Vicar of Tunstall. There are endowed schools with £50 a year.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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