Brough, Cumbria

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Brough is a village in Brough , Cumbria

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Brough within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Brough in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Brough.-- par., township, and market town, E. Westmorland, 5m. NE. of Kirkby Stephen -- par., 21,646ac. (50 water), pop. 1311; township, pop. 628; P.O., T.O. Mkt.-day, Thurs. A great horse and cattle fair is held annually at Brough Hill, 2 miles NW., on 30th Sept. and 1st Oct. The castle, now in ruins, was erected before the Conquest. The church (1513) contains a pulpit (1624) formed out of a single stone.

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Brough Sowerby, township, in par. and 1½ mile S. of Brough, E. Westmorland, pop. 133.

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