Kirkoswald, Cumbria facts for kids
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The belltower, built on the hill above the church so that villagers could hear the bells
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Kirkoswald is a village, civil parish, and former market town located in the Lower Eden Valley of Cumbria, England, formerly in Cumberland, about 9 miles (14 km) from Penrith. The village, referred to colloquially as KO, had a population of 870 at the 2001 census, which rose to 901 at the 2011 Census.
- Timothy Brown (1743/1744–1820), radical, banker, and merchant, was born in Kirkoswald
- Maria Fetherstonhaugh (1847–1918), a novelist who also used the name Minna Carleton, was married at Kirkoswald in 1865 to Timothy Fetherstonhaugh, once a captain of the 13th Hussars.
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