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tumulus, Torkin
locality:-   Torkin
civil parish:-   Thursby (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   tumulus (?) 
coordinates:-   NY31385037 (??) 
1Km square:-   NY3150
10Km square:-   NY35

This said to have been where two gigantic brothers lived, and to have been a tumulus for an ancient chieftan.

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