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battle site, Great Salkeld
locality:-   Great Salkeld
civil parish:-   Great Salkeld (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   battle site
1Km square:-   NY5536 (area) 
10Km square:-   NY53

BJU07.jpg  Armour from the site of the skirmish, in St Cuthbert's Church.
The armour was collected from the site of a skirmish between local Royalists and Parliamentarians from Scotland, under General Leslie, during the Civil War, 1644.
(taken 26.8.2005)  

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