button to main menu  Capper's Topographical Dictionary 1808

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     YANWORTH, a township in the parish of Barton, Westward, Westmoreland, 3 miles from Penrith, and 280 from London; containing 37 houses and 198 inhabitants. The leaning tower, belonging to lord Lowther, at Yanworth-hall, has lately been restored to its perpendicular. This massy edifice is upwards of 35 feet high, and has been propped upwards of 40 years, and overhung its base 3 feet and 1 inch.

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