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Kirkbride, Cumbria

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Kirkbride, Cumbria

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.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY2256
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria

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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