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Southwaite is located in Cumbria
 Southwaite shown within Cumbria
Civil parish Hesket
District Eden District
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Dialling code 016974
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
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Coordinates: 54°47′53″N 2°51′25″W / 54.798°N 2.857°W / 54.798; -2.857

Southwaite is a small village in the parish of Hesket, in the Eden District, in the English county of Cumbria.


It is located on a minor road about a mile and a half away from the A6 road and about a mile away from the M6 motorway which can be accessed from Southwaite services, which has been named after the village. It has the west coast main line going through the middle of it and the River Petteril nearby. It once had a railway station called Southwaite railway station but it was closed in 1952. Southwaite has a telephone box.

Nearby settlements[edit]

Nearby settlements include the villages of Ivegill, Low Hesket, High Hesket and the hamlet of Mellguards.


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