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Berrier, Cumbria


Berrier is a hamlet in the Eden district of Cumbria, located about 6 miles west of Penrith and 16 miles south of Carlisle. Historically, Berrier with Murrah was a township in the ancient parish of Greystock. Today, Berrier forms part of Mungrisdale Civil Parish.

BERRIER, a township, in the parish of Greystock union of Penrith, Leath ward, E. division of Cumberland, 8 miles (W. by S.) from Penrith; containing, with the township of Murrah, 127 inhabitants, of whom 65 are in Berrier. Mary Jackson, in 1799, left £230 in reversion, to found and endow a school for girls, which was built by subscription in 1828.

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.
Cumbria Greystoke Parish, 1848 Murrah Mungrisdale Civil Parish
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Berrier, Cumbria

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Cottage and postbox at Berrier

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Berrier and Murrah Township
- "Township in Greystoke parish, Leath ward, Cumberland. Absorbed into Mungrisdale CP 1934....predominantly agricultural. Thomas Denton, writing 1688, noted a ‘very good horse course’ on moor at Berrier. Small-scale coal ...

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Farm buildings in Berrier

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Eycott Farm

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Bells Farm, Berrier

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Nobles Farm, Berrier

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Berrier End Farmhouse.

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Cape House, Berrier

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