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Upper Denton, Cumbria

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Upper Denton, Cumbria

Upper Denton is a small village and civil parish in the north of Cumbria, England about 1 km north of the A69 road linking Haltwhistle and Brampton. The village is situated on the line of the Roman Stanegate which ran from Corbridge to Carlisle. Just 1 km to the north across the river Irthing is Birdoswald fort on Hadrian's Wall. Nearby villages include Gilsland, Greenhead and Lanercost.
Post townCarlisle
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY6165
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code016977

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

Denton ~ Denton Upper

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

Denton, Upper, par., E. Cumberland, 6 miles NE. of Brampton, 1039 ac., pop. 152.

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