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Brackenhill


Brackenhill is a hamlet in the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, situated by the River Lyne and located about 4 miles east of Longtown and 8 miles north-east of the centre of Carlisle. Brackenhill Tower dates from the 16th century. Brackenhill farmhouse and barns date from the 18th century and are separately Grade II listed buildings. Historically, Brackenhill was a township which included Eston and the surrounding area, in the ancient parish of Arthuret in Cumberland. Today it forms part of Civil Parish of Arthuret.

BRACKENHILL, a township, in the parish of Arthuret, union of Longtown, Eskdale ward, E. division of Cumberland, 4¼ miles (E. by N.) from Longtown; containing 373 inhabitants. In this township is the small hamlet of Easton, which anciently gave name to a parish, long since included within the parishes of Arthuret and Kirk-Andrews-upon-Esk.

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 Arthuret Parish, 1848 Arthuret Civil Parish Brackenhill Tower
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Brackenhill Farm and Tower

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Minor road SW of Brackenhill

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BRACKENHILL FARMHOUSE - List Entry
- "Farmhouse. Late C18. Snecked calciferous sandstone ashlar on squared plinth with raised V-jointed quoins; Welsh slate roof with coped gables and kneelers; C20 brick and original ashlar chimney stacks. 2½ ...

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BARNS TO NORTH WEST OF BRACKENHILL FARMHOUSE
- "Barns. Late C18 with early C19 extension. Coursed red sandstone rubble; mixed roofing materials, graduated green slate on one side, red sandstone slates and Welsh slates on the other, with ...

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