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Station Street, Maryport

Station Street Maryport

Ellenfoot Maryport is a town and civil parish in the Allerdale borough of Cumbria, England. Historically in Cumberland, it is located on the A596 road 6 miles (10 kilometres) north of Workington, and is the southernmost town on the Solway …

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Sedbergh Market Place

Sedbergh Market Place

Cast On Sedbergh is a small town and civil parish in Cumbria, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it lies about 10 miles (16 km) east of Kendal and about 10 miles (16 km) north of Kirkby …

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Snow Covered Watendlath

Watendlath Cumbria

A Quiet Nook Watendlath is a hamlet and tarn (a small lake) in Cumbria in England. Watendlath is owned by the National Trust and sits high between the Borrowdale and Thirlmere valleys at 863 feet (263 m) above sea level. The …

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Ambleside

Ambleside

A Summer Pasture Ambleside historically sits within the county of Westmorland, it is situated at the head of Windermere, England’s largest water. The town is within the Lake District National Park. The town’s name is derived from the Old Norse …

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Keswick

Keswick

Home Of The Cheese-maker Keswick is an English market town and civil parish, historically in Cumberland, and since 1974 in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria. The town, in the Lake District National Park, just north of Derwentwater, and 4 …

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Rydal Mount

Rydal Mount

Home Of William Wordsworth Rydal Mount is a house in the small village of Rydal, near Ambleside in the English Lake District. It is best known as the home of the poet William Wordsworth from 1813 to his death in …

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Workington Hall

Workington Hall

Historic Pile Workington Hall, sometimes called Curwen Hall, is a ruined building on the North-East outskirts of the town of Workington in Cumbria. It is a Grade I listed building. A peel tower was built on the site in 1362. …

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Silloth-on-Solway

Silloth

Victorian Resort Silloth (sometimes known as Silloth-on-Solway) is a port town and civil parish in Cumbria, England. It sits on the shoreline of the Solway Firth, 22 miles (35 km) west of Carlisle. The town of Maryport lies 12 miles …

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Stirling Memorial, Cleator Moor

Stirling Memorial Cleator Moor

A Gift The Water Fountain standing in the centre of Cleator Moor Square was a gift from the Town, when it was decided that a Water Fountain would be a fitting tribute to John and Marian Stirling on the occasion …

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Whitehaven Coal Trains

Coal Trains At Whitehaven Haig Pit

Local Engineering Many of the trains that were used on the local railway lines were built by Tulk and Ley – a 19th-century iron mining company in west Cumbria which also ran an engineering works at Lowca near Whitehaven. Established …

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