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placename:- Irton
parish Irton with Santon parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
locality
coordinates:- NY1000
10Km square:- NY10

1Km square NY1000

source:- Otley 1818

New Map of the District of the Lakes, in Westmorland, Cumberland, and Lancashire, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Jonathan Otley, engraved by J and G Menzies, Edinburgh, Lothian, Scotland, published by J Otley, Keswick, Cumberland now Cumbria, 1818; pblished 1818 to 1850s.
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placename:- Irton

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 180:-
...
On the Irt stands the town of Irt or Irton; the manor of which belonged to an antient family of that name in the reign of Henry II. of whom was Ralph Irton prior of Gisburn and bishop of Carlisle 1280. ...

placename:- Irt
other name:- Irton
person:- : Irton Family
person:- : Irton, Ralph; Carlisle, Bishop of
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Irton
circle, tower

placename:- Irton
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Cmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Irton
Circle, building and tower.

placename:- Irton
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

old map:- Jenner 1643

Table of distances and map, Cumberland, now Cumbria, scale about 21 miles to 1 inch, by Thomas Jenner, London, 1643.
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Irton
circle

placename:- Irton
date:- 1643
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

old map:- Speed 1611 (Cmd)

Maps, The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland and the Ancient Citie Carlile, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by John Speed, London, 1611; published 1611-1770.
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Irton
circle, building, tower

placename:- Irton
date:- 1611
period:- 17th century, early; 1610s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Irton

placename:- Irton
county:- Cumberlandia
village
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

button   Irton Township
button   King Oak, Irton
button   Old Vicarage, Irton
button   ring of bells, Irton
button   Santon and Melthwaite Township
button   St Paul, Irton

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