High Moor Dyke
Castle Sowerby shown within Cumbria
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|Civil parish||Castle Sowerby|
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|UK Parliament||Penrith and the Border|
Castle Sowerby is a civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England. It has a population of 337, increasing to 344 at the 2011 Census, and includes the hamlets of How Hill, Millhouse, Newlands, Sour Nook, Southernby and Sowerby Row.
Located 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Sowerby Row is Thistlewood Farmhouse, consisting of a pele tower probably built in the early 15th century, with 16th century alterations, and an extension built in the late 17th century.
Castle Sowerby was one of the manors which formed part of the Honour of Penrith which has been owned at various times by the Neville Earls of Westmorland, the English Crown, the Earls and Dukes of Portland and the Dukes of Devonshire.
It was the birthplace of Reverend William Sowerby, a notable Anglican clergyman who served in Australia.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Eden Retrieved 26 October 2010
- "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 23 June 2011.
- Thistlewood Farmhouse at British Listed Buildings Online
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