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BAMPTON, LITTLE, a township, in the parish of Kirk-Bampton, Cumberland ward, E. division of Cumberland, 5 miles (N. by E.) from Wigton; containing 212 inhabitants. The tithes have been commuted for £58. 6. 6. payable to the Dean and Chapter of Carlisle, and £66. 13. 6. to the rector. The river Wampool flows at a short distance from the western boundary of the township.
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.
Little Bampton is a village in Cumbria situated 6 miles outside the market town of Wigton and 8 miles west of Carlisle, England. The village itself comprises approximately 40 houses, some dating back to the 18th century. The Village does not have a hall, Church, but its main meeting place is the Pub called 'The Tam O'Shanter'