Baycliff is a seaside village in the South Lakeland District of Cumbria in England. Historically in Lancashire, it lies 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Ulverston, in the civil parish of Aldingham. At the centre is a village green, and many of its buildings date from the 17th and 18th centuries. The two public houses, the Farmer's Arms and the Fisherman's Arms, are situated close to the green.
In the past Baycliff, earlier spelt Baycliffe, was a fishing and farming community. The industries of iron mining and local white stone quarrying provided employment for the men of the village. The iron was shipped to Backbarrow.
Baycliff limestone is still produced; the quarry beds produce two distinct stones. Lord is oatmeal coloured with dark cream markings; Caulfield is a buff stone with light coffee mottling. Both are versatile materials, used to create distinctive, durable floors and paving schemes, and in landscaping designs.
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