Brough

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Brough
BroughCastleSE.jpg
Brough Castle from the south east
Population 751 (2011 including Helbeck)
OS grid reference NY794145
Civil parish Brough
District Eden
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KIRKBY STEPHEN
Postcode district CA17
Dialling code 017683
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Penrith and the Border
List of places
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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). [Brough at Google Books Highways and Byways in the Central Highlands] Check |url= value (help). London: Macmillan & Co. p. 152.  Full text in SGML format