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KINGMOOR, an extra-parochial liberty, in the union of Carlisle, Eskdale ward, E. division of Cumberland, 2 miles (N.W. by N.) from Carlisle; containing 412 inhabitants. It comprises 1,100 acres, and belongs to the corporation of Carlisle, the freemen of which city hold their guild races here on Ascension-day.
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.