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How, Cumbria

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How, Cumbria

How is a hamlet in the English county of Cumbria. How is located eight miles due east of the City of Carlisle, to the south of Hayton. There are many hotels in Cumbria with How in the name. The name How is derived from the Old Norse word haugr meaning hill or mound.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY5056
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
 

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