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Arnside, Westmorland

Historical Description

Arnside, a village in Beetham parish, Westmoreland, on the coast, near the Furness railway, at the influx of the river Kent to Morecambe Bay, 4½ miles W of Burton-in-Kendal. It has a station on the railway, a post, money order, and telegraph office under Camforth, and a church built in 1866. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; gross value, about £80. Patron, the Vicar of Beetham. There is also a Wesleyan chapel. Arnside Knot is an adjacent eminence, commanding an extensive prospect; and Arnside Tower, on that eminence, is the ruined ancient residence of the Stanleys.

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 CountyWestmorland 
Civil parishBeetham 
Poor Law unionKendal 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Arnside from the following:

Land and Property

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

DistrictSouth Lakeland
RegionNorth West
Postal districtLA5
Post TownCarnforth