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The Caldew, Cumberland

Historical Description

Caldew, The, a river of Cumberland. It rises on the east brow of Skiddaw, receives headstreams from Saddleback and the Caldbeck fells, and runs about 25 miles north-north-eastward past Hesket-Newmarket, Sebergham, Haugh-ton-Head, Rose Castle, Dalston, and Cammersdale to the Eden at Carlisle. It receives the Caldbeck river near Hesket-Newmarket, makes the Howk Fall near the junction of that stream, and runs underground about 4 miles from Holt Close Bridge to Spout's Dub. See CALDBECK.

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.