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Kirk Andrews upon Eden, Cumberland

Historical Description

Kirk Andrews-upon-Eden, a village and a parish in Cumberland. The village stands on the Roman wall and on the Carlisle and Silloth railway, 3½ miles WNW of Carlisle, and has a station on the railway. The churchyard here was probably the site of a mill-castle on the Roman wall, and a garden in the village contains a Roman altar, brought from Kirksteads, about a mile S. The vallnm of the wall is slightly traceable in the neighbourhood. The parish contains also the hamlet of Hosket Hill, and its post town is Carlisle; money order and telegraph office, Burgh-by-Sands (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1011; population of the civil parish, 136; of the ecclesiastical, 388. The manor belongs to the Earl of Lons-dale. The living is a rectory, united with that of Beaumont, in the diocese of Carlisle; joint net value, £179 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Lonsdale. The church has disappeared, and the church of Beaumont serves for the united parishes.

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 CountyCumberland 
Ecclesiastical parishKirk-Andrews-upon-Eden St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionCarlisle 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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