Cowpen

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Cowpen
Cowpen is located in Northumberland
Cowpen
Cowpen
 Cowpen shown within Northumberland
OS grid reference NZ295815
Unitary authority Northumberland
Ceremonial county Northumberland
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BLYTH
Postcode district NE24
Dialling code 01670
Police Northumbria
Fire Northumberland
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament Blyth Valley
List of places
UK
England
Northumberland

Coordinates: 55°07′37″N 1°32′20″W / 55.127°N 1.539°W / 55.127; -1.539 

Cowpen /ˈkpən/ is a place in Northumberland, in England. It is a part of Blyth and just east of the A189 road.

In the 12th century CE, its name was Cupum, possibly the dative plural of Old Norse kupa, "a cuplike depression or valley".[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Allen Mawer, "The Scandinavian Kingdom of Northumbria", page 309, Essays and studies presented to William Ridgeway: on his sixtieth birthday, 6 August 1913, Cambridge University Press, 1913.