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Dalston, Cumbria

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Dalston, Cumbria

Dalston is a large village and civil parish within the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, England. It is situated on the B5299 road about four miles (6 km) south-south-west of Carlisle city centre, and approximately five miles (8 km) from Junction 42 of the M6 motorway. The village has a population of around 2500, and serves as a key service centre for a much wider rural area. At the centre is The Square, which is, in fact, not square. It is dominated by St Michael's and All Angels Church.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY3650
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01228

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

Dalston.-- par. and ry. sta., E. Cumberland, 4½ miles SW. of Carlisle, 12,459 ac., pop. 2448; P.O., T.O.; has cotton mfrs. and coal mines.

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