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Bellbank, Bewcastle

Bellbank is a farm in the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, located by the White Lyne (river) and about 2½ miles south-west of Bewcastle and 12 miles north-east of the centre of Carlisle. Historically, Bellbank and the wider area formed a township in the ancient parish of Bewcastle in Cumbria. Today, Bellbank is part of Bewcastle Civil Parish.

BELBANK, a township, in the parish of Bewcastle, union of Longtown, Eskdale ward, E. division of Cumberland; containing 445 inhabitants. There are collieries and lime-works at Oakshaw, in the township.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.
White Lyne Bewcastle Civil Parish Bewcastle Parish, Historical Account, 1848
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The lane to Bewcastle

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Whitberry Burn

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White Lyne
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