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Embleton, Cumbria

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Embleton, Cumbria

Embleton is a small village and civil parish in the Allerdale district in Cumbria, England. It is located east of Cockermouth on the A66 road, and within the boundaries of the Lake District National Park. As of the 2001 census the parish had a population of 297. Embleton railway station opened in 1865, on the Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway, and was closed by British Rail in 1958 although the railway through the village survived until 1966.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY1730
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code017687

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

Embleton.-- township, Brigham par., W. Cumberland, 2½ miles SE. of Cockermouth, 3949 ac., pop. 347; P.O.

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