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Carleton, in the Civil Parish of Drigg and Carleton in the Copeland district of Cumbria. The hamlets of Hall Carleton and Carleton Green are located about 2 miles from the coast, 13 miles south of Whitehaven and 18 miles north of Barrow-in-Furness. Historically, Carleton was a township in the ancient parish of Drigg, in Cumberland.

CARLETON, a township, in the parish of Drigg, union of Bootle, Allerdale ward above Derwent, W. division of Cumberland, 2 miles (N.N.W.) from Ravenglass; containing 143 inhabitants. It is on the road from Ravenglass to Whitehaven.

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.

Not to be confused with Carleton (Penrith) or Carleton (Carlisle), both also in Cumbria.

Drigg and Carleton Civil Parish Drigg Parish, 1848
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Carleton Hall, Cumbria

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Carleton Green

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