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Old Penrith, Cumberland

Historical Description

Penrith, Old, a place in Plumpton Wall township, in the S of Cumberland, on Watling Street and the river Petteril, 5 miles N by W of Penrith. It had a Roman station, thought variously to have been Patriana, Voreda, and Bremetenracum; it retains vestiges of a camp of 3 acres; and it has yielded urns, inscriptions, an altar to Mars, and other Roman relics.

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.