Bewaldeth and Snittlegarth

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Bewaldeth and Snittlegarth is a civil parish in the Allerdale district [1] of Cumbria, England, on the edge of the Lake District. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 40 [2] who live in 1,534 acres (621 ha).[3] It contains Bewaldeth at 54°42′06″N 3°13′30″W / 54.701572°N 3.225093°W / 54.701572; -3.225093 (Bewaldeth), High Bewaldeth at 54°41′47″N 3°12′17″W / 54.696385°N 3.204759°W / 54.696385; -3.204759 (High Bewaldeth) and Snittlegarth at 54°43′46″N 3°12′49″W / 54.729549°N 3.213514°W / 54.729549; -3.213514 (Snittlegarth).

According to Bulmer's History & Directory Of Cumberland (1901), "Snittlegarth ... is supposed to have been formerly a village of considerable magnitude. The word "Snittlegarth" is thought to signify an enclosure."[4]

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Coordinates: 54°42′18″N 3°13′30″W / 54.705°N 3.225°W / 54.705; -3.225 (Bewaldeth and Snittlegarth CP)