Place:


Leck  Lancashire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Leck like this:

LECK, 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, 2½ 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. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £80. * Patron, the Vicar of Tunstall. There are endowed schools with £50 a year.

Leck through time

Leck is now part of Lancaster district. Click here for graphs and data of how Lancaster has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Leck itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Leck, in Lancaster and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/10591

Date accessed: 14th December 2019


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