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Beckermet, Cumbria

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Beckermet, Cumbria

Beckermet is a village, civil parish and post town in the English county of Cumbria, located near the coast between Egremont and Seascale. Historically within Cumberland, it is served by Braystones railway station and is less than a mile west of the A595 road. It is near - around 2 miles/3 km from - the Sellafield nuclear plant which may be seen from the higher parts of the village.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY0106
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01946
Population2,310 (2001)

Other names by which Beckermet, Cumbria has been known in the past

Beckermet St John

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

Beckermet, ry. sta., Cumb., 3 m. S. of Egremont; P.O.

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