Upper Denton

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Upper Denton
District Carlisle
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Carlisle
Postcode district CA
Dialling code 016977
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Carlisle
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Upper Denton is a small village and civil parish in the north of Cumbria, England about 1 km north of the A69 road linking Haltwhistle and Brampton. The village is situated on the line of the Roman Stanegate which ran from Corbridge (Coria) to Carlisle (Luguvalium). Just 1 km to the north across the river Irthing is Birdoswald fort on Hadrian's Wall. Nearby villages include Gilsland, Greenhead and Lanercost.

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Coordinates: 54°58′54″N 2°36′06″W / 54.98171°N 2.60154°W / 54.98171; -2.60154