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Barbon, Cumbria

Barbon is a village and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 263. The church is dedicated to St Bartholomew. The village is about 3 miles north of Kirkby Lonsdale and 2 miles north of Casterton. Barbon Beck flows through, and takes its name from, the village before flowing into the River Lune. The A683 road passes to the west of the village between Kirkby Lonsdale and Sedbergh.
DistrictSouth Lakeland
Post townCARNFORTH
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridSD6282
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code015242
Population263 (2001)
 

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

Berebrune

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

Barbon, township with ry. sta., Kirkby Lonsdale par., S. Westmorland, on river Lune, 3 miles NE. of Kirkby Lonsdale, 4261 ac., pop. 275; P.O.

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