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Aikton is a small village in the north of the English county of Cumbria. There is a pub, phonebox and postbox; but no shops. The local church, St Andrew's, is over 900 years old, and is one of the oldest in the region. Pevsner says that it has a "solid C12 w[est est] front" and details Norman and Early English Period work on the church. " Many houses in Aikton have views of the Lake District. The surrounding area is almost entirely farmland, containing cows usually.
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Aikton, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Aikton, par. and township, E. Cumberland, 4 miles NE. of Wigton, 6172 ac., pop. 789.
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