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Hensingham, Cumbria

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Hensingham, Cumbria

Hensingham is a suburb of the Cumbrian town of Whitehaven. The village is located to the south-east of Whitehaven on the A595 road, close to the Mirehouse housing estate and Moresby Parks. It has a Spar convenience store and several pubs – including The Distressed Sailors, The Lowther Arms, and The Richmond. It is close to Whitehaven fire station and to three schools; Hensingham Primary School, St Benedict's Roman Catholic High School, and Whitehaven School.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNX9816
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria

Hensingham, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hensingham, township and vil., St Bees par., W. Cumberland, 1 mile SE. of Whitehaven, 2250 ac., pop. 2064; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of H. House.

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