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Fingland is a hamlet in the Allerdale District, in the county of Cumbria. Fingland is located on the B5307 road in between the villages of Kirkbride and Kirkbampton. There is a farm called Fingland Rigg nearby, which gives its name to Fingland Rigg National Nature Reserve. It was called Thingland in the Middle Ages (Thingland in 1279) meaning "place of the a Scandinavian ting, assembly". There is a similar place-name in Normandy near Jobourg (Cotentin) : le Tingland.
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