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Frizington, Cumbria

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Frizington, Cumbria

Frizington is a village in Cumbria, England. Historically, it was a collection of farms and houses, but became a unified village as a result of the mining opportunities in the area. The village is known for its church, which was built in 1867-1868. Historically a part of Cumberland, Frizington is in the civil parish of Arlecdon and Frizington, which has a population of 3,678, the Borough of Copeland and the CA postcode area.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY0317
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01946

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

Frizington, vil. with ry. sta., Arlecdon par., W. Cumberland, 3 miles SE. of Whitehaven; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; has ironstone quarries.

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