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Camerton, Cumbria

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Camerton, Cumbria

Camerton is a small village and civil parish dating back at least to Medieval times situated about 1 mile north-east of Seaton in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria. The village is linked by road to Seaton, Great Broughton and Flimby, and there was a small footbridge over the river to Great Clifton however this was destroyed by the floods of November 2009. It has a population of 172.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY0330
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Population172 (2001)

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


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

Camerton.-- par. and township with ry. sta., W. Cumberland, 3 miles NE. of Workington -- par., 3411 ac. (46 water) and 638 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 3143; township, 785 ac., pop. 294; has extensive tin-plate and iron-works and coal mines.

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