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Skirwith, Cumbria

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Skirwith, Cumbria

Skirwith is a village in the English county of Cumbria. Skirwith is seven miles from Penrith in a generally north-easterly direction, on a minor road about a mile from Blencarn. Just to the south are remains of a priory, now incorporated in farm buildings. Notable residents of Skirwith include the Franciscan John Bradburne.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY6132
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria

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

Skirwith, township, Kirkland par., Cumberland, 8 miles E. of Penrith, 5249 ac., pop. 276; contains Skirwith Abbey, seat.

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