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Threlkeld, Cumbria

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Threlkeld, Cumbria

Threlkeld is a village and civil parish in the north of the Lake District in Cumbria, England, to the east of Keswick. It lies at the southern foot of Blencathra, one of the more prominent fells in the northern Lake District, and to the north of the River Glenderamackin.
Post townKESWICK
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY3125
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code017687
Population454 (2001)

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

Threlkeld, eccl. dist., township, and vil. with ry. sta., Greystoke par., Cumberland, 3½ miles NE. of Keswick - dist., pop. 449; township, 5956 ac., pop. 419; P.O.; Threlkeld Hall, once the residence of Sir Lancelot Threlkeld, a powerful knight in the reign of Hem j/ VII., is now a farm-house.

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