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"ENNERDALE, a chapelry in the parish of St. Bees, ward of Allerdale-above-Derwent, county Cumberland, 5 miles N.E. of Egremont, and 6 S.E. of Whitehaven. St. Bees is its post town. The Frizington station on the Whitehaven and Egremont branch line is nearly 3 miles to the W. of the village. It is situated on the river Ellen, a little to the W. of the lake known as Ennerdale Water, new much visited by tourists, and abounding with fine fish." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]


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