Berrier

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Berrier
Berrier, Cumbria - geograph.org.uk - 1214693.jpg
Berrier
Berrier is located in Cumbria
Berrier
Berrier
Location within Cumbria
OS grid referenceNY4029
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPENRITH
Postcode districtCA11
Dialling code017684
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°39′N 2°56′W / 54.65°N 02.93°W / 54.65; -02.93Coordinates: 54°39′N 2°56′W / 54.65°N 02.93°W / 54.65; -02.93

Berrier is a hamlet in Cumbria, England.

Etymology[edit]

'Berrier' means 'hill shieling' - from Old English (OE) 'berg', 'hill', and Old Norse (ON)'erg' 'shieling', 'hill pasture'. 'Murrah' is "a compound of OE 'mōr', 'marsh', and ON '(v)rá', 'nook', 'corner'. " [1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Armstrong, A. M.; Mawer, A.; Stenton, F. M.; Dickens, B. (1950). The place-names of Cumberland. English Place-Name Society, vol.xx. Part 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 181.

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