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Bowston, Cumbria

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Bowston, Cumbria

Bowston is a village in Cumbria, England, situated about 4 miles north of Kendal, beside the River Kent. It has an old, probably 17th century, bridge over the river which is a Grade II listed structure. A rare VR (Victoria Regina) postbox can be seen in the wall at the junction of Burneside Road and Potter Fell road. The village was home to William T. Palmer, an unsung Lakeland author, climber and local man.
Post townKendal
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridSD4996
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01539

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