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Helton, Westmorland

Historical Description

Helton, a village in Askham parish, Westmorland, on the river Lowther, 5 miles S of Penrith, 'and 3½ from Clifton station on the L. & N.W.R. Helton Common has a Drnidi-cal circle, and another antiquity called the Cope Stone.

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 parishAskham 
Poor Law unionWest ward 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Helton from the following:

Land and Property

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