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Ireby, Cumbria

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Ireby, Cumbria

Ireby is a village in Cumbria, England, with a population of over 300. Ireby forms part of the civil parish of Ireby and Uldale; for local government purposes it is in the ward of Boltons, under the authority of Allerdale borough council. Historically it was in the county of Cumberland – since 1974 it is in Cumbria. It is located above the river Ellen, just outside the Lake District national park, in the area locally called Back o'Skiddaw, with views to the Caldbeck fells.
DistrictAllerdale
Post townWIGTON
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY2338
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code016973
 

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

Ireby High and Low

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

Ireby.-- par. and vil., Cumberland, on river Ellen, 7 miles SW. of Wigton, 3933 ac., pop. 421; P.O.

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