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Blencogo, Cumbria

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Blencogo, Cumbria

Blencogo is a small farming village in Cumbria, England, UK, near Wigton on the Solway plain, in the Allerdale Borough Council area, off the B3502 Wigton to Silloth road. The village is a centre for the growing of osier willow for basketmaking and related crafts.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY1947
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria

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

Blencogo, township, Bromfield par., Cumberland, 4½ miles SW. of Wigton, 1778 ac., pop. 190.

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