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Isel, Cumbria

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Isel, Cumbria

Isel is a dispersed settlement,and area in the valley of the River Derwent within the Lake District National Park in Cumbria. It is an ecclesiastical parish within the civil parish of Blindcrake. Nearby are the hamlets of Sunderland and Redmain, and the village of Blindcrake. Isel is a rural community, with a church, a manorial Hall and several farms ranging from dairy to poultry, but lacking basic local facilities having no shop, public house or post office.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY1533
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
 

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

Isall ~ Isell ~ Isell Old Park

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

Isell, par., township, and vil., Cumberland, on river Derwent, 3 miles NE. of Cockermouth - par., 6901 ac., pop. 455; township (Isell Old Park), 1844 ac., pop. 67; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Isell Hall.

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