Meathop and Ulpha

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For the civil parish in Copeland, see Ulpha.
Meathop and Ulpha
Milnthorpe Sands, Kent estuary - - 2265464.jpg
Milnthorpe Sands
Meathop and Ulpha is located in Cumbria
Meathop and Ulpha
Meathop and Ulpha
 Meathop and Ulpha shown within Cumbria
Population 143 (2001)
OS grid reference SD4380
Civil parish Meathop and Ulpha
District South Lakeland
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LA11
Dialling code 01539
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
List of places

Coordinates: 54°13′12″N 2°51′47″W / 54.220°N 2.863°W / 54.220; -2.863

Meathop and Ulpha is a civil parish in the South Lakeland district of the English county of Cumbria. Historically in Westmorland, it is located 3.6 miles (5.8 km) north east of Grange over Sands, 10.6 miles (17.1 km) south west of Kendal and 64.0 miles (103.0 km) south of Carlisle, between the confluence of the River Kent estuary and the River Winster. The parish has a population of 143.[1]

There are two Sites of Special Scientific Interest in the parish:


  1. ^ "Census 2001: Parish Headcounts: South Lakeland". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 26 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Meathop Moss". English Nature. Retrieved 8 November 2008. 
  3. ^ "Meathop Woods and Quarry". English Nature. Retrieved 8 November 2008. 

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