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Underbarrow and Bradley Field, Westmorland

Historical Description

Underbarrow and Bradley Field, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Kendal parish, Westmorland, 3¼ miles W of Kendal railway station. There is a post and money order office at Underbarrow under Kendal; telegraph office, Kendal. Acreage of township, 5122; population, 466. There is a parish council consisting of five members. Underbarrow Scar is a remarkable ridgy height with precipitous escarpments, and commands a very brilliant view of the Furness sea-board and of Morecambe Bay. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; net value, £140 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Kendal. The church is a cruciform building in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, transepts, S porch, and octagonal tower with spire. Cunswick Hall, formerly the property of the Leyburns, is now a farmhouse.

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

Administration

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 
WardKendal 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Underbarrow and Bradley Field from the following:


Land and Property

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