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Linstock, Cumberland

Historical Description

Linstock, a village in Stanwix parish, Cumberland, on the river Eden, 2½ miles NE of Carlisle. Remains exist of Linstock Castle, which was a residence of the bishops of Carlisle, and at which Bishop Halton received Edward I.

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 
Civil parishStanwix 
Poor Law unionCarlisle 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Linstock from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Linstock are available from a number of sites:

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA6
Post TownCarlisle