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Garrigill, Cumbria

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Garrigill, Cumbria

Garrigill, Cumbria is a small village in the North Pennine region of the UK situated on the banks and close to the source of the River South Tyne. It is within the Garrigill ward of the civil parish of Alston Moor within the district of Eden. The village's name should not be confused with the hamlet of Galligill in the Nent valley also within Alston Moor. The village's former name is Garrigill-Gate and was earlier known as Gerard's Gill. (Gill is a Norse word for a steep sided valley).
Post townALSTON
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY7441
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01434

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

Garrigill, mining dist., in par. and 3 miles SE. of Alston, B. Cumberland; P.O.

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