Kirkby Lonsdale

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Kirkby Lonsdale is a small town and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England, on the River Lune.wikipedia
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St Mary's Church, Kirkby Lonsdale

St Mary the Virgin, Kirkby LonsdaleSt Mary's ChurchSt Mary, Kirkby Lonsdale
Notable buildings include St Mary's Church, a Norman building with fine carved columns.
St Mary's Church is in the town of Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, England.

River Lune

LuneLune ValleyLune estuary
Kirkby Lonsdale is a small town and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England, on the River Lune. During the Roman occupation, a Roman road followed the River Lune, linking forts at Low Borrow Bridge (near Tebay) and Over Burrow (south of Kirkby Lonsdale).
Bridges over the Lune include the Devil's Bridge near Kirkby Lonsdale and the Lune Millennium Bridge in Lancaster.

Westmorland

WestmorelandCounty of WestmorlandWestmorland County Council
Historically in Westmorland, it lies 13 mi south-east of Kendal on the A65.

A65 road

A65Kirkstall Road '''A65'''
Historically in Westmorland, it lies 13 mi south-east of Kendal on the A65.
It runs north west from Leeds in Yorkshire via Kirkstall, Horsforth, Yeadon, Guiseley, Ilkley and Skipton, passes west of Settle, then continues through Ingleton and Kirkby Lonsdale before terminating at Kendal in Cumbria.

Kendal

Kendal, CumbriaKendal Municipal BoroughKendal, Westmorland
Historically in Westmorland, it lies 13 mi south-east of Kendal on the A65.
It is also the terminus of the A65 road to Kirkby Lonsdale, Skipton and Yorkshire and a destination on the A6 road to Penrith.

Barbon

Early signs of occupation in the area are a Neolithic stone circle on Casterton Fell and remains of Celtic settlements at Barbon, Middleton and Hutton Roof.
The village is about 3 miles north of Kirkby Lonsdale and 2 miles north of Casterton.

Tebay

GaisgillOld TebayCastle Howe (Tebay)
During the Roman occupation, a Roman road followed the River Lune, linking forts at Low Borrow Bridge (near Tebay) and Over Burrow (south of Kirkby Lonsdale).
During the Roman occupation a Roman road followed the course of the River Lune linking the Roman fort at Low Borrowbridge near Tebay with one at Over Burrow south of Kirkby Lonsdale.

Cumbria

Cumbria, EnglandWest CumbriaCounty of Cumbria
Kirkby Lonsdale is a small town and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England, on the River Lune.

Middleton, Cumbria

Middleton
Early signs of occupation in the area are a Neolithic stone circle on Casterton Fell and remains of Celtic settlements at Barbon, Middleton and Hutton Roof. The parish had a population of 1,771 recorded in the 2001 census, increasing to 1,843 at the 2011 Census (including Middleton).
It is therefore included in the parish of Kirkby Lonsdale.

Hutton Roof, South Lakeland

Hutton Roof
Early signs of occupation in the area are a Neolithic stone circle on Casterton Fell and remains of Celtic settlements at Barbon, Middleton and Hutton Roof.
Hutton Roof is a village and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England, close to Kirkby Lonsdale and Hutton Roof Crags.

Burrow-with-Burrow

OvertownOver BurrowBurrow
During the Roman occupation, a Roman road followed the River Lune, linking forts at Low Borrow Bridge (near Tebay) and Over Burrow (south of Kirkby Lonsdale).
It is on the River Lune 2 mi south of the Cumbrian town Kirkby Lonsdale.

Barony of Kendal

Kendal1st Baron of KendalBaron of Kendal
In 1093, Ivo de Taillebois (Baron of Kendal) granted the church at Kirkby Lonsdale to St Mary's Abbey in York, which held it until the Dissolution.

Kirkby Lonsdale railway station

Kirkby Lonsdale railway station, 2 mi away in Lancashire, opened in 1861 and closed to passengers in 1954.
Kirkby Lonsdale railway station was located in Lancashire, England, on the Ingleton Branch Line, 2 mi from the town of Kirkby Lonsdale in Westmorland (now in Cumbria).

Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale

Queen Elizabeth SchoolQueen Elizabeth's Grammar School
Kirkby Lonsdale's secondary school, Queen Elizabeth School, specialises in the performing arts, sports and languages.
It is located in Kirkby Lonsdale, in the English county of Cumbria.

Listed buildings in Kirkby Lonsdale

Kirkby Lonsdale is a civil parish in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria, England.

Lancashire

Lancashire, EnglandCounty Palatine of LancasterLancaster
Kirkby Lonsdale railway station, 2 mi away in Lancashire, opened in 1861 and closed to passengers in 1954.
Other major roads include the east-west A59 between Liverpool in Merseyside and Skipton in North Yorkshire via Ormskirk, Preston and Clitheroe, and the connecting A565 to Southport; the A56 from Ramsbottom to Padiham via Haslingden and from Colne to Skipton; the A585 from Kirkham to Fleetwood; the A666 from the A59 north of Blackburn to Bolton via Darwen; and the A683 from Heysham to Kirkby Lonsdale via Lancaster.

Keighley and Kendal Turnpike

Keighley and Kendal Road
The Keighley and Kendal Turnpike of 1753 passed through Kirkby Lonsdale and met there with a turnpike from Milnthorpe on the coast.
Initially there were five toll bars on the turnpike: Steeton Bank, Holme Bridge, Long Preston Bridge, Clapham and Kirkby Lonsdale.

Westmorland and Lonsdale (UK Parliament constituency)

Westmorland and LonsdaleWestmorland and Lonsdale constituencyWestmorland & Lonsdale
Important towns by size in the constituency include Kendal, Windermere and Kirkby Lonsdale.

Devil's Bridge

Devil’s BridgeDevils BridgeTeufelsbrucke
The town is noted for the Devil's Bridge (54.199°N, -2.59°W) which at one time carried the Skipton to Kendal road over the River Lune.

Lonsdale, South Australia

Lonsdale, LonsdaleField River
One of its settlers had come from the English town of Kirkby Lonsdale.

Great Stone of Fourstones

Several large stones in the surrounding area, including the Great Stone of Fourstones, are ascribed to the Devil's purse strings bursting open as he ferried masonry to build it.
A local myth tells of how the stone was dropped by the devil, on his way to build Devil's Bridge at nearby Kirkby Lonsdale.

Town

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Kirkby Lonsdale is a small town and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England, on the River Lune.

Civil parish

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Kirkby Lonsdale is a small town and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England, on the River Lune.

South Lakeland

South Lakeland District CouncilSouth Lakeland DistrictSLDC
Kirkby Lonsdale is a small town and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England, on the River Lune.

Historic counties of England

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Historically in Westmorland, it lies 13 mi south-east of Kendal on the A65.