Linstock village green
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Linstock is a village in the civil parish of Stanwix Rural, in the Carlisle District, in the county of Cumbria, England. It is a few miles away from the city of Carlisle and near the River Eden. Circa 1870, it had a population of 205 as recorded in the Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales.
For transport there is the B6264 road, the A689 road and the M6 motorway nearby, there is a bridge going over the M6 motorway called Linstock Bridge. There is also the Carlisle railway station a few miles away, which is on the Settle-Carlisle Line.
Linstock Castle, now a farmhouse, was formerly a tower house built in the 12th or early 13th century as a palace for the Bishops of Carlisle, with 17th-20th century additions and alterations. 
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