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Nether Denton, Cumberland

Historical Description

Denton, Nether, a village, a township, and a parish in Cumberland, on the Roman wall, 5 miles NE by E of Bramp-ton, and 2 from Gilsland station on the N.E.R. Post town, Low Row, under Carlisle. Acreage, 4984; population, 354. The rocks include limestone and building-stone. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Carlisle; net value, £265 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Carlisle.

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.

Ecclesiastical parishNether Denton St. Cuthbert 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Nether Denton from the following:

Land and Property

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

Villages, Hamlets, &c

Low Row

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cumberland, 1615 is available on the Heraldry page.