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The Esk (N), Cumberland

Historical Description

Esk, The, a river of the N of Cumberland. It comes in from Scotland; is a large stream at entering; forms, for about a mile, the boundary between Scotland and England; runs, about 8¼ miles south-westward to the head of the Solway frith, about midway between the Sark and the Eden; and receives on its left, near the end of its course, the river Line.

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.