Knock

KNOCK, a township, in the parish of Long Marton, East ward and union, county of Westmorland, 2 miles (N. N. E.) from the village of Long Marton; containing 197 inhabitants. The manor was anciently called Knock-Shalcock. The Close House estate here belongs to Francis Pearson, Esq., of Kirkby-Lonsdale, in whose family it has been for nearly two centuries: the House has been lately rebuilt, and Mr. Pearson has made some very scientific improvements on the estate.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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