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Hutton Roof (Penrith)

Hutton Roof is a hamlet in the Civil Parish of Mungrisdale, in the Eden District of Cumbria. It is located about 9 miles north-west of Penrith. Historically, Hutton roof was a township in the ancient parish of Greystoke in Cumberland.

HUTTON-ROOF, a township, in the parish of Greystock, union of Penrith, Leath ward, E. division of Cumberland, 3¾ miles (S. E.) from Hesket-Newmarket; containing, with the hamlet of Newbiggin, 197 inhabitants, Here is a good freestone-quarry.

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 Hutton Roof in South Lakeland.

Hutton Roof is a hamlet in Mungrisdale civil parish, Eden District, Cumbria, England, near Penrith. It is at an elevation of 308 metres (1,010 ft), between the valley of the River Caldew and that of its tributary Gillcambon Beck.

In 1870-1872 it was described as a township in Greystoke parish, with a population of 169 people in 33 houses.

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Greystoke Parish, 1848 Mungrisdale Civil Parish
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Hutton Roof Township
- "Township in Greystoke parish, Leath ward, Cumberland. Absorbed into Mungrisdale CP 1934.....part of barony of Greystoke (q.v.). Economy: predominantly agricultural; some lime-burning and freestone quarrying early 19th century....."

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In Hutton Roof

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Hutton Roof Farm

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Brow Top Farm, Hutton Roof

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The lane through Hutton Roof, Mungrisdale CP

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