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Tallentire, Cumbria

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Tallentire, Cumbria

Tallentire is a village in West Cumbria about 4 km north of Cockermouth. It is also a reasonably uncommon English surname. Tallentire means "land (or world)'s end" in old Cumbrian though the Oxford Dictionary of English Place Names describes the name as Cornish. The nearby Cockermouth Castle is only one of the many historic places in the vicinity of Tallentire. Other historical places of interest include Wordsworth House, Isel Hall and Hayton Castle.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY1035
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West

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

Tallentire, township, Bridekirk par., Cumberland, 3 miles NW. of Cockermouth, 1992 ac., pop. 217; P.O.; contains Tallentire Hall, seat.

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