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Great Broughton, Cumbria

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Great Broughton, Cumbria

Great Broughton is a village in West Cumbria, in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England, in the civil parish of Broughton. It had a station on the Cleator and Workington Junction Railway but the station closed in 1908. It is 3 miles west of Cockermouth, just north of River Derwent and the A66 road. Great Broughton has a general store, primary school, three pubs and a Royal British legion and is on a bus route to Cockermouth.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY0731
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 Great Broughton, Cumbria has been known in the past

Broughton ~ Broughton Great

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

Broughton, Great, township, Bridekirk par., W. Cumberland, on river Derwent, 3 miles W. of Cockermouth, 2069 ac. (20 water), pop. 1121; P.O.

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