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placename:- Castle Folds
locality:- Great Asby Scar
parish Asby parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY65000934
10Km square:- NY60

1Km square NY6509

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 156:-
... Behind Orton Scarr, ... on a large tract of naked rocks in a solitary place, is a place called Castle folds, strongly walled about, and containing about one acre and a half, to shelter cattle in case of inroads, and at the highest corner has been a fort for the keepers. ...

placename:- Castle Folds
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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