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Old Hutton with Holmescales, Westmorland

Historical Description

Hutton, Old, with Holmescales, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Kendal parish, Westmorland, on the river Belo, 2½ miles SSE of Oxenhoime railway station, and 44 SE by S of Kendal. The township includes the hamlet of Holmescales, and has a post office under Kendal; money order and telegraph office, Endmoor. Acreage, 3975, of which 65 are water; population of township, 357; of ecclesiastical parish, 306. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; net value,, £161. Patron, the Vicar of Kendal. The church was rebuilt in 1699, and again in 1873, and has a bell-turret. There is an endowed school, founded in 1613, with a library attached, and several charities.

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 parishKendal 
Poor Law unionKendal 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Old Hutton with Holmescales from the following:

Land and Property

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