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Great Corby, Cumbria

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Great Corby, Cumbria

Great Corby is a village in northern Cumbria, England, above the eastern bank of a wooded gorge on the River Eden. Directly across the river from Great Corby is the village of Wetheral. The two villages are linked by a railway viaduct (Corby Bridge, popularly known as 'Wetheral Viaduct'). This is on the Tyne Valley Line from Newcastle to Carlisle, which passes to the north of the village.
Post townCarlisle
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY4754
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01228
Population5,203 (parish)

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

Corby ~ Corby Great

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

Corby, Great, -- hamlet, Wetheral par., E. Cumberland, on river Eden, 4½ miles SE. of Carlisle; P.O., called Corby; in vicinity is Corby Castle.

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