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Early-attested site in the Parish of Caldbeck

Historical Forms

  • Sokbrodland 1399 IpmR


It is at least possible that the first part of this name may be connected with the tenure of part of Haltcliff supra by Uctred of Sokebred ' (probably Sockbridge, We), recorded in 1208 FF.