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Cark, Cumbria

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Cark, Cumbria

Cark (sometimes Cark-in-Cartmel) is a village in Cumbria, England. It lies on the B5278 road to Haverthwaite (and to the A590 road) and is ½ mile north of Flookburgh, 2 miles southwest of Cartmel and 3 miles west of Grange-over-Sands. Historically within Lancashire, the village is served by the Cark and Cartmel railway station on the Furness Line between Barrow-in-Furness and Lancaster. The village used to have a water-powered cotton mill between 1785 and c1815.
DistrictSouth Lakeland
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3676
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code015395

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

Cark, vil. with ry. sta., on Morecambe Bay, N. Lancashire, 5½ miles SE. of Ulverston; P.O., designated Cark-in-Cartmel.

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