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Westlinton, Cumbria

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Westlinton, Cumbria

Westlinton (or West Linton) is a small village and civil parish in Cumbria, England. It is in the City of Carlisle district, and is located north of Carlisle, on the A7 road between Carlisle and Longtown. In the south of the parish, and also on the A7, is another small village, Blackford. In the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 359. North of the village of Westlinton is the River Lyne, which forms the northern boundary of the parish.
DistrictCity of Carlisle
Post townCARLISLE
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY3964
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01228
Population359
 

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

Linton ~ Linton West ~ West Linton

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

Linton, West, township, Kirk Linton par., Cumberland, 3 miles S. of Longtown, 3420 ac., pop. 441.

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