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Burgh by Sands, Cumbria

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Burgh by Sands, Cumbria

Burgh by Sands is a village and civil parish in the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, England, situated near the Solway Firth. The parish includes the village of Burgh by Sands along with Longburgh, Dykesfield, Boustead Hill, Moorhouse and Thurstonfield. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,143. The village is about seven miles (11 km) west of Carlisle city centre. The village has a primary school, a pub, a motor garage and a post office.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY3259
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria

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

Burgh By Sands ~ Burgh Upon Sands

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

Burgh-by-Sands, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Burgh), E. Cumberland, 5½ miles NW. of Carlisle, 6170 ac. (60 water), 99 tidal water, and 68 foreshore, pop. 862; an obelisk, 1 m. to N., marks the place where Edward I. died, in 1307, on his march against Scotland.

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