Searching for "CARBROOKE"

We could not match "CARBROOKE" in our simplified list of the main towns and villages, or as a postcode. There are several other ways of finding places within Vision of Britain, so read on for detailed advice and 13 possible matches we have found for you:

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    Unit Name Type of Unit Containing Unit (and Type)
    CARBROOKE Manor WHINBURGH CP/AP (Parish-level Unit)
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  • If you are looking for hills, rivers, castles ... or pretty much anything other than the "places" where people live and lived, you need to look in our collection of Historical Gazetteers. This contains the complete text of three gazetteers published in the late 19th century — over 90,000 entries. Although there are no descriptive gazetteer entries for placenames exactly matching your search term (other than those already linked to "places"), the following entries mention "CARBROOKE":
    Place name County Entry Source
    Carbrook Stirlingshire Carbrook, an estate, with a mansion, in Dunipace parish, Stirlingshire. The mansion stands in a romantic situation, amid picturesquely-wooded Groome
    Carbrook Yorkshire Carbrook , eccl. dist. and hamlet, Sheffield par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, pop. 7385. The hamlet is 2 miles NE. of Sheffield Bartholomew
    Carbrook Stirlingshire Carbrook , seat, 3 m. NW. of Larbert, Stirlingshire. Bartholomew
    CARBROOK Yorkshire CARBROOK , a hamlet in Attercliffe chapelry, W. R. Yorkshire; 2 miles NE of Sheffield. Imperial
    Carbrooke Norfolk Carbrooke , par., W. Norfolk, 8 miles SW. of Dereham, 3033 ac., pop. 612; P.O. Bartholomew
    CARBROOKE Norfolk CARBROOKE , a parish in Wayland district, Norfolk; near the river Wissey, 2 miles NE of Watton, and 8 SSW of Dereham Imperial
    Dunipace Stirlingshire Carbrook House, too, occupies a romantic site, amid wellwooded grounds, within half a mile of Torwood Castle; whilst Dunipace House Groome
    NORFOLK Norfolk Carbrooke Hall, Carbrooke House, Catfield Hall, Catton Hall, Cavick House, Colney Hall, Coltishall Hall, Congham Hall, Congham House, Cromer Hall Imperial
    Paisley Renfrewshire Carbrook Street, Adelphi Hall, George Street Central, Stevenson Street, Stow, Queen Street, Graham Educational Institute, Mossvale, and West End Mission Groome
    Stirlingshire Stirlingshire Carbrook House, Carnock House, Carron Hall, Clober House, Colzium House, Craigbarnet House, Craigend Castle, Craigforth House, Craigmaddie House, Craigton, Culcreuch Groome
    St Ninians or St Ringans Stirlingshire Carbrook House (Dunipace), and ran in a straight line north-westward to Snabhead, SW of Bannockburn House, where it turned Groome
    Torwood Stirlingshire Carbrook policies cannot be more than 300 years old; but an old thorn near it was very possibly the identical Groome
    It may also be worth using "sound-alike" and wildcard searching to find names similar to your search term:



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