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Rottington, Cumberland

Historical Description

Rottington, a township in St Bees parish, Cumberland, on the coast, 1 mile NW of St Bees station on the Furness railway. Post town and money order and telegraph office, St Bees. Acreage, 698, of which 56 are water and foreshore; population, 64. A cell to St Bees Abbey was here.

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 
Poor Law unionWhitehaven 
WardAllerdale above Derwent 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Rottington from the following:

Land and Property

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


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

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA28
Post TownWhitehaven