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Bridekirk, Cumbria

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Bridekirk, Cumbria

Bridekirk is a township and a parish in the Allerdale district in the west of the county of Cumbria, England. It is located around 1.24 miles north of the Derwent river and about the same distance from the nearest large town of Cockermouth just south of the river. Bridekirk is just outside the Lake District National Park (1 mile by road) and is not far from the Maryport and Carlisle Railway.
DistrictAllerdale
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY1133
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Population636
 

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

Brid Kirke

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

Bridekirk, par. and township, W. Cumberland, 2 miles NW. of Cockermouth -- par., 9751 ac., pop. 3148; township, 873 ac., pop. 87.

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