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Grange, Cumbria

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Grange, Cumbria

Grange, often called Grange in Borrowdale, is a village in Borrowdale in the English Lake District. It lies just off the B5289 road to the south of Derwent Water and 4 miles south of Keswick, in the county of Cumbria. The village is overlooked by Grange Fell and Castle Crag, which flank either side of the narrow section of Borrowdale in which it sits. Its origins date back to medieval times, when the monks of Furness Abbey built a monastic grange on the site.
DistrictAllerdale
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY2517
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
 

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

Grange in Borrowdale

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

Grange, vil., Cumberland. See GRANGE IN BORROWDALE.

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