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Romanway Farm, Hesket
Romanway Farm
locality:-   Plumpton
civil parish:-   Hesket (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY49633744
1Km square:-   NY4937
10Km square:-   NY43

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 49 3) 
placename:-  Romanway
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

Percy Topliss, aka the Monocled Mutineer, a deserter and murderer, was caught at this farm, and shot while resisting arrest, 6 June 1920.

CEW24.jpg (taken 15.4.2016)  

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