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Glassonby, Cumbria

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Glassonby, Cumbria

Glassonby is a small village and civil parish in the Eden Valley of Cumbria, England, about 3 miles south south east of Kirkoswald. There is a methodist church and a microlight flying centre in the village. The Anglican church of St Michael, just to the south of the village, is not the parish church of Glassonby but of Addingham. The village of Addingham lay near the River Eden but was lost centuries ago when the river changed its course.
Post townPENRITH
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY5738
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01768
Population314 (2001)

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

Glassonby, township, Addingham par., E. Cumberland, 2 miles SE. of Kirkoswald, 2287 ac., pop. 165.

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