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St Bees, Cumbria

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St Bees, Cumbria

St Bees is a village and civil parish in the Copeland district of Cumbria, in the North of England, on the Irish Sea coast about five miles west southwest of Whitehaven. The parish had a population of 1,717 according to the 2001 census. Within the parish is St. Bees Head, the most westerly point of Northern England upon which stands St Bees Lighthouse. St Bees has a Norman priory, an Elizabethan school and is a popular holiday destination.
Post townST. BEES
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNX9711
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01946
Population1,717 (2001)

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