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placename:- Shank Castle
parish Solport parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
castle; pele tower
coordinates:- NY469704
10Km square:- NY47

1Km square NY4670

notes includes a fragment of 16th century tower house
Perriam, D R & Robinson, J: 1998: Medieval Fortified Buildings of Cumbria: CWAAS:: ISBN 1 873124 23 6; plan

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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