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placename:- Burrellgreen
other name:- Burrell Green
parish Great Salkeld parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY546353
10Km square:- NY53

1Km square NY5435

story A brass dish dating from 1417 was given to a daughter of this house when married to the King of Mardale. A servant was sent to get water from a well, and the witch of the well asked for food and drink in return for the water and a blessing on the wedding, and a dish. An inscription on the dish reads:-

The dish has ever since been kept with the farm.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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