ROTTINGTON, a township, in the parish of St. Bees, union of Whitehaven, Allerdale ward above Derwent, W. division of Cumberland, 3½ miles (S. by W.) from Whitehaven; with 52 inhabitants. Here was a small nunnery, subordinate to that of St. Bees.
Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.