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Castlesteads or Old Penrith, Cumberland

Historical Description

Castlesteads or Old Penrith, the Roman station Aballaba, on the Wall, near Plumpton railway station in Cumberland. It measures 460 feet by 300, and the remains are considerable; lias yielded altars, inscriptions, coins, and other relics, and gives name to an adjacent mansion, formerly the seat of the Dacres, but now of the Johnsons.

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

Land and Property

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