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Greystoke, Cumbria

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Greystoke, Cumbria

Greystoke is a village and civil parish on the edge of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria, England, about 4 miles west of Penrith. The village centres on a green surrounded by stone houses and cottages.
DistrictEden
Post townPENRITH
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY4430
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code017684
Population733 (2001)
 

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

Greistock ~ Greystoke Johnby Little Blencow Motherby and Gill

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

Greystoke, par. and vil., E. Cumberland, 5 miles W. of Penrith, 48,578 ac. (995 water), pop. 2741; P.O., T.O.; in NW. vicinity of vil. is Greystoke Park, containing the ruins of Greystoke Castle (1353).

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