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Bassenthwaite, Cumbria

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Bassenthwaite, Cumbria

Bassenthwaite is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 412. The village is about 9 miles east of Cockermouth, and is approximately 1 mile from Bassenthwaite Lake. Containing just a single pub and no shops, it is largely an agricultural community, with two farms within the village itself, with a number of holiday homes.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY2332
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Population412 (2001)

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

Bassenthwaite, par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Cumberland, on E. side of Bassenthwaite Water, 4 miles NW. of Keswick, 6915 ac., pop. 509; P.O.

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