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Dendron is a small village in South Cumbria, around three miles from the town of Barrow-in-Furness. The village was once just a collection of farms, but many of the old farm buildings have now been converted into houses for commuters working in Barrow, Ulverston and Dalton. The village is mentioned in the Domesday Book as Dene, and the name is thought to mean sheltering place for deer - it is only a coincidence that it is the same as the Greek for tree.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Dendron, Cumbria has been known in the past
Dendron, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Dendron, eccl. dist. and hamlet, Aldingham par., N. Lancashire -- dist., pop. 677; the hamlet is 2 miles SE. of Dalton in Furness.
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