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Westmorland,

former county, N England. In 1974, Westmorland became part of the nonmetropolitan county of CumbriaCumbria,
county (1991 pop. 486,900), 2,635 sq mi (6,826 sq km), extreme NW England. The county stretches from the Morecambe Bay to Soloway Firth along the Irish Sea coast.
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Westmorland

 

a former county in Great Britain, in England; located primarily in the Cumbrian Mountains. Area, 2,000 sq km. Population, 72,700 (1971). The main city is Kendal. Westmorland is primarily an agricultural area. Sheep are bred on natural pastures. The new administrative reorganization of 1973–75 placed Westmorland within the county of Cumbria.

Westmorland

(until 1974) a county of NW England, now part of Cumbria
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The fire was on wasteland where houses used to stand on Westmorland Road, opposite St Joseph's Convent.
Westmorland Court would have required millions of pounds' worth of investment to bring it up to the required standard as well as the installation of additional fire safety measures, prompting the authority to take the decision for demolition.
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The archive, which spans more than 600 years, is an important collection based around the Westmorland family, whose main residence was at Apethorpe Hall, Northamptonshire, and who were active at court, particularly in Elizabethan and Jacobean times.
In a distressed state, he then apparently tried to check himself into Westmorland Hospital in Kendal, Cumbria.
RUGBY UNION: Cheshire look to take another step towards regaining their top County Championship status tomorrow when they journey to Aspatria to take on Cumberland and Westmorland.
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At this they told their men to go home and were then astonished and pained when Westmorland had them seized and shut up at Pontefract.
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