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Hutton Roof, Westmorland

Historical Description

Hutton Roof, a township and a vicarage in Kirby Lonsdale parish, Westmorland, adjacent to Lancashire, 3 miles E of Burton, and 4 from Burton and Holme station on the N.W.R. There is a post, money order, and telegraph office under Kirby Lonsdale. The township includes the hamlet of Newbiggin. Acreage, 2715; population, 366. Hutton Roof Park belonged to the Cams family, passed to the Belling-hams, the Prestons, and Colonel Charteris, and belongs now to the Lowther family. Hutton Crags is a prominent feature. There are several stone quarries. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; net value, £169 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Kirby Lonsdale. The church was erected in 1881 on the site of the former one, in the Early English style, and contains a beautiful oak screen and several memorial windows. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWestmorland 
Civil parishKirkby Lonsdale 
Poor Law unionKendal 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Westmorland is available to browse.