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Allithwaite, Cumbria

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Allithwaite, Cumbria

Allithwaite is a small village in Cumbria, England, located roughly 1.2 miles West of Grange-over-Sands. Most of its residents commute to local areas of Ulverston, Barrow-in-Furness, Kendal or Lancaster to work. Historically within Lancashire, Allithwaite, and the village of Cartmel situated to the north, are part of the civil parish of Lower Allithwaite. At the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 1,758.
DistrictSouth Lakeland
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3876
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code015395

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

Allithwaite Lower and Upper ~ Lower Allithwaite

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

Allithwaite, Lower and Upper, 2 townships and eccl. dist. (St Mary), N. Lancash.-- L.A., 3211 ac. and 4569 ac. foreshore, pop. 975; U.A., 2682 ac., pop. 713; eccl. dist., pop. 577; P.O. At row water a road crosses Morecambe Bay to Bolton-le-Sands.

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