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Coniston, Cumbria

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Coniston, Cumbria

Coniston is a village and civil parish in the Furness region of Cumbria, England. It is located in the southern part of the Lake District National Park, between Coniston Water, the third longest lake in the Lake District, and Coniston Old Man; about 18 miles north east of Barrow-in-Furness.
DistrictSouth Lakeland
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3097
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code015394
Population1,058 (2001)

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

Church Coniston ~ Coniston Church ~ Coniston Lake

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

Church Coniston, township, Ulverston par., NW. Lancashire, 3½ miles W. of Hawkshead, 7424 ac. (199 water), pop. 965; P.O., T.O., called Coniston.

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