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Grinsdale, Cumbria

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Grinsdale, Cumbria

Grinsdale is a village in the parish of Beaumont, in the City of Carlisle district, in the English county of Cumbria. Grinsdale has a church called St Kentigern's Church. It is the source of the surname. It is also beside the River Eden. It was once a parish. Grinsdale Grinsdale lies beside the river Eden near Carlisle. Four Roman military marching camps were set up in the area. The rich loamy soil encouraged farming around Grinsdale.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY3658
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
 

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

Grinsdale, par., E. Cumberland, on river Eden, 2½ miles NW. of Carlisle, 838 ac. (26 water), pop. 117.

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