WORKINGTON , a municipal
See also:borough, seaport and market
See also:town in the
See also:parliamentary division of
See also:Cumberland, England, 34 M . S.W. of Carlisle, served by the Cockermouth,
See also:Keswick &
See also:Penrith, the
See also:London &
See also:North-Western and the Cleator & Workington Junction
See also:railways . Pop . (19o1) 26,143 . It lies on the S.
See also:bank of the
See also:river Derwent, at its outflow into the Irish
See also:Sea . The
See also:harbour is safe, being protected by a stony
See also:beach and by a
See also:breakwater . The Lonsdale
See also:dock is 42 acres in extent . The
See also:port was made subordinate to that of
See also:Maryport in 1892 . There are large collieries in the neighbourhood of the town, the workings in some cases extending beneath the sea, and blast-furnaces,
See also:works, cycle and motor works,
See also:building yards and paper mills . The borough is under a mayor, 7 aldermen and 21 councillors .
See also:Area, 2245 acres . Neat-the town is Workington
See also:Hall, a castellated structure retaining some of the
See also:ancient rooms, including that in which Mary,
See also:queen of Scots; is said to have slept when she escaped to England after the
See also:battle of Langside in May 1568 .
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