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Kirkcambeck is a hamlet located about 5 miles north of Brampton in Cumbria, within the civil parish of Askerton. The area was frequently prey to border raiders from Scotland. There was once a timber castle here, evidenced by it's remaining earthworks. Boarder raiders burned down the original village church; an arch built of stone from this 11th century church are located by St Kentigern's Church here, which was built in 1885. A timber castle was once here, but only slight earthworks remain.

Askerton Civil Parish Church of St Kentigern, Kirkcambeck
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The Old Post Office, Kirkcambeck

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The B6318 through Kirkcambeck

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Waingate Bridge at Kircambeck

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Kirkcambeck – St Kentigern’s Church
- "Kirkcambeck is located just north of Brampton, and so was prey to 13th century Scottish border raiders, who burned the 11th century village church. The arched doorway of the original …

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