Meathop and Ulpha
|Meathop and Ulpha|
Meathop and Ulpha shown within Cumbria
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|Civil parish||Meathop and Ulpha|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||GRANGE OVER SANDS|
|EU Parliament||North West England|
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.
There are two Sites of Special Scientific Interest in the parish:
- Meathop Moss is a raised peat-bog designated an SSSI for its biological interest. Leased by the Society for the Promotion of Nature Reserves in 1919, it now belongs to the Cumbria Wildlife Trust.
- Meathop Woods and Quarry, which consists of woodland and a disused quarry on the side of a hill, has biological and geological interest.
- A Vision of Britain Through Time
- British History Online
- British Listed Buildings
- Office for National Statistics
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