Place:Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmorland, England

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NameKirkby Lonsdale
Alt namesKirkby-Lonsdalesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown
Coordinates54.217°N 2.6°W
Located inWestmorland, England
Also located inCumbria, England    
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Kirkby Lonsdale is a small town and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England, on the River Lune. Historically in Westmorland, it is situated south east of Kendal along the A65. The parish had a population of 1,771 recorded in the 2001 census.

Notable buildings include St Mary's Church, a Norman structure with fine carved columns. The view of the River Lune from the churchyard is known as Ruskin's View; it was praised by John Ruskin as "One of the loveliest views in England" and painted by J.M.W. Turner.

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