Brough

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Brough
BroughCastleSE.jpg
Brough Castle from the south east
Brough is located in Cumbria
Brough
Brough
Brough shown within Cumbria
Population751 (2011 including Helbeck)
OS grid referenceNY794145
Civil parish
  • Brough
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKIRKBY STEPHEN
Postcode districtCA17
Dialling code017683
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°31′32″N 2°19′08″W / 54.52561°N 2.31875°W / 54.52561; -2.31875Coordinates: 54°31′32″N 2°19′08″W / 54.52561°N 2.31875°W / 54.52561; -2.31875

Brough is a village and civil parish in Eden, Cumbria, England. In 2001 there were 680 people living in Brough.[1]

History[change | change source]

The village is on the site of the Roman fort of Verterae ("The Forts"),[2] on the northern leg of the Roman-era Watling Street, linking Luguvalium (Carlisle) with Eboracum (York) and points south.

Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 20 June 2015.
  2. Gordon, Seton (1949). Highways and Byways in the Central Highlands. London: Macmillan & Co. p. 152. Full text in SGML format