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Mosser Mains is a hamlet by Mosser Beck in the Allerdale district of Cumbria, located just over 3 miles south of Cockermouth, in the Civil Parish of Blindbothel. The Church of St Michael has a history going back to medieval times. Historically, Mosser was a township in the ancient parish of Brigham in Cumberland.

MOSSER, a chapelry, in the parish of Brigham, union of Cockermouth, Allerdale ward above Derwent, W. division of Cumberland, 4½ miles (S.) from Cockermouth; containing 107 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy; income, £44; patron, the Earl of Lonsdale. The chapel is dedicated to St. Philip.

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.

Cumbria Blindbothel Civil Parish Brigham Parish, 1848 Church of St Michael, Mosser
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Mosser Mains.

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Mosser Mains

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St Michael's Church, Mosser, porch and belfry

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