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Beaumont, Cumbria

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Beaumont, Cumbria

Beaumont (pronounced locally as bee-mont) is a village and civil parish in the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, England. The village lies four miles north-west of Carlisle on the banks of the River Eden. Beaumont's name, as suggested by the French translation 'beautiful mount', comes from its high setting. The civil parish of Beaumont includes the surrounding villages of Kirkandrews-on-Eden, Grinsdale and Monkhill. The Carlisle canal ran through the parish, admitting sixty tonne vessels.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY3459
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01228
Population447 (2001 Census)

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

Beaumont.-- par., E. Cumberland, 4 miles NW. of Carlisle, 1628 ac., pop. 236.

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