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  Ennerdale Bridge
At Ennerdale Bridge are two public-houses. The chapel is a small fabric, which was re-pewed in 1786; the thorn hedge which enclosed the burial-ground was removed in 1825, and a stone wall built: being six miles distant from the mother church of Saint Bees, it enjoys parochial privileges.
The road from Ennerdale by Lamplugh keeps the fells at some distance on the right, skirting their bases as it leads onwards. The irregular swells and lofty eminences seen in the immediate neighbourhood, are Blake Fell and Knockmurton. On the right is Lamplugh Hall, an ancient edifice situated at the foot of a lofty green hill, with an extensive view north and north-west. The church is an antique structure, near the principal gate-way leading to the hall, the residence of the family of Lamplugh, of known valour in the service of their country, but who became extinct in T. Lamplugh, who died at Copgrove, in Yorkshire, February 18th, 1783. Four or five miles further, on the left, but out of the way, is Eaglesfield, which we notice because once possessed by a family of that name, one of whom, Robert, was confessor to Queen Philippa, consort of Edward III, and founder of Queen's College, in Oxford.

This is an ancient borough and market-town at the confluence of the Derwent and Cocker, which after flowing through Buttermere and Crummock,
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button -- All Saints Church
button -- Cocker Bridge
button -- "Cockermouth" -- Cockermouth
button -- Derwent Bridge
button -- "Eaglesfield" -- Eaglesfield
button -- "Lamplugh Hall" -- Lamplugh Hall
button -- (school, Cockermouth)
button -- St Mary's Church
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