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Kirkbride is a village and civil parish in Cumbria in the north west of England. Significant remains of ancient history are close to Kirkbride including the Kirkbride Roman fort and Hadrian's Wall. Hadrian's Wall in this western reach and the Kirkbride fort were predominantly of turf and timber construction due to the paucity of available stone in this part of England around the Solway Plain.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Kirkbride, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Kirkbride.-- par. and vil. with ry. sta., Cumberland, in N. of co., at influx of river Wampool to Moricambe Bay, 12¾ miles W. of Carlisle, 1667 ac., pop. 363; P.O.
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