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Little Clifton, Cumbria

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Little Clifton, Cumbria

Little Clifton is a civil parish in the district of Allerdale located on the edge of the Lake District in the county of Cumbria, England. In 2001 it had a population of 391 and contained 170 households. The village of Little Clifton is 0.3 miles south of Bridgefoot (although it is hard to tell where one ends and the other begins) and 3.5 miles east of Workington. The river Derwent is roughly 1 mile north of Little Clifton. In 1887 John Bartholomew, whilst writing for the Gazetteer of the British Isles, described Little Clifton as a township of 489 persons within a parish 3½ miles SE of Workington. Workington was, at that time, a district within the former county of Cumberland.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY0528
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01900

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

Clifton ~ Clifton Little

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

Clifton Little, township, in par. and 3½ miles SE. of Workington, Cumberland, pop. 489.

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