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Kirklinton, Cumbria

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Kirklinton, Cumbria

Kirklinton is a village in the City of Carlisle District, in the English county of Cumbria. It is a few miles away from the large village of Longtown. It has a church called St Cuthbert's Church. The parish contains the village of Smithfield. Two miles north of the village, Brackenhill Tower is a restored pele tower, built in 1584 and little altered externally.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY4367
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria

Other names by which Kirklinton, Cumbria has been known in the past

Kirk Levington ~ Kirk Linton ~ Linton Middle Quarter

Kirklinton, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kirk Linton, par., township, and vil., Cumberland --par., 11,927 ac., pop. 1434; township (Kirk Linton Middle Quarter), 3043 ac., pop. 406; vil., on river Line, 4 miles SE. of Longtown; P.O., called Kirklinton; in vicinity is the seat of Kirk Linton Hall.

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