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A township-chapelry in Tunstall parish, Lancashire; on a rivulet of its own name, a tributary of the Lune, and on the Ingleton railway, adjacent to the boundaries with Yorkshire and Westmoreland, 2-1/2 miles SE by E of Kirkby-Lonsdale.

Post-town, Kirkby-Lonsdale, under Burton, Westmoreland. Acres, 4,636. Real property, £2,482. Pop., 324. Houses, 57.

Leck House is the seat of H.T. Welsh, Esq.

Leck Fell is an upland tract connected with Gragreth mountain, which has an altitude of 2,250 feet. Value, £80. Patron, the Vicar of Tunstall. There ae endowed schools with £50 a-year.

From: The Imperial Gazetteer of England And Wales, by John Marius Wilson. London, 1872.

Entered here 27 November 2004 by Lynn Ransom Burton

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