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Drigg, Cumbria

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Drigg, Cumbria

Drigg is a village situated in the civil parish of Drigg and Carleton on the West Cumbria coast of the Irish Sea and on the boundary of the Lake District National Park in the county of Cumbria, England. Drigg and Carleton parish comprises the areas and settlements of Drigg, Stubble Green, Low Moor, Carleton, Saltcoats, Maudsyke, Wray Head, Hallsenna, Holmrook. Drigg sits to the North of the River Irt, with Carleton to the South of the river. The river runs from Wastwater lake to the Irish Sea.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridSD0698
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
 

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

Dregg

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

Drigg.-- par. and hamlet with ry. sta., W. Cumberland, 2 miles NW. of Ravenglass, 3978 ac., 102 tidal water, and 1629 foreshore, pop. 567.

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