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Great Salkeld, Cumbria

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Great Salkeld, Cumbria

Great Salkeld is a small village and civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England, a few miles to the north east of Penrith. The village is believed to have been connected at one time by a bridge over the River Eden to Little Salkeld. In the Middle Ages, the village was sometimes referred to in documents as Salkeld Regis as it was at times the property of the Crown.
Post townPENRITH
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY5536
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01768
Population445 (2001)

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

Salkeld ~ Salkeld Great ~ Salkelds

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

Salkeld, Great, par. and vil., Cumberland - par., 3774 ac., pop. 501; vil., on river Eden, 5½ miles NE. of Penrith; P.O.

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