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Lowca, Cumbria

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Lowca, Cumbria

Lowca is a village and civil parish in the English county of Cumbria. It was formerly a mining area but is now noted for its wind farm. In 1800, brothers Adam, Thomas and Crosby Heslop, formerly associated with the ironworks at Seaton near Workington established an iron foundry and engineering business on the seashore by the mouth of the Lowca Beck.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNX9821
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
 

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