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Grayrigg, Cumbria

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Grayrigg, Cumbria

Grayrigg is a small village and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England. It lies on undulated and partly mountainous land, 4.9 miles north east of Kendal, on the north side of the West Coast Main Line, and west side of the M6 motorway. Historically a part of Westmorland, Grayrigg and its surrounding area have provided evidence of an ancient Roman camp. During the Middle Ages Grayrigg formed a chapelry and township centred on St John the Evangelist chapel.
DistrictSouth Lakeland
Post townKENDAL
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridSD5797
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01539
Population223 (2001)

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

Grayrigg, township and ry. sta., in par. and 5 miles NE. of Kendal, Westmorland, 3753 ac., pop. 228; P.O.

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