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Kirkby Thore, Cumbria

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Kirkby Thore, Cumbria

Kirkby Thore is a small village, civil parish and hill in Cumbria, England at grid reference NY639257. It is close to the Lake District national park and the Cumbrian Pennines. The market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland is about 5 miles away, and the larger town of Penrith is about 8 miles away. As this suggests, it is in the ancient county of Westmorland.
Post townPENRITH
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridNY6325
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code017683
Population731 (2001)

Other names by which Kirkby Thore, Cumbria has been known in the past

Kirby Thore ~ Kirkby Thor

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

Kirkby Thore, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., in N. of Westmorland--par., 11,700 ac., pop. 1175; township, 2502 ac., pop. 513; vil., on river Eden, 4½ miles NW. of Appleby; P.O., T.O.

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