Cowpen

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Cowpen
Cowpen, Blyth, Northumberland, the Roman Catholic Church of St Cuthbert. - geograph.org.uk - 223552.jpg
The Church of St Cuthbert
Cowpen is located in Northumberland
Cowpen
Cowpen
Location within Northumberland
Population4,466 
OS grid referenceNZ295815
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBLYTH
Postcode districtNE24
Dialling code01670
PoliceNorthumbria
FireNorthumberland
AmbulanceNorth East
EU ParliamentNorth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Northumberland
55°07′37″N 1°32′20″W / 55.127°N 1.539°W / 55.127; -1.539Coordinates: 55°07′37″N 1°32′20″W / 55.127°N 1.539°W / 55.127; -1.539

 

Cowpen /ˈkpən/ is a place in Northumberland, in England. It is a part of Blyth and just east of the A189 road. The Ward population taken at the 2011 census was 4,466.[1]

In the 12th century CE, its name was Cupum, possibly the dative plural of Old Norse kupa, "a cuplike depression or valley".[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blyth Ward population 2011". Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  2. ^ Allen Mawer, "The Scandinavian Kingdom of Northumbria", page 309, Essays and studies presented to William Ridgeway: on his sixtieth birthday, 6 August 1913, Cambridge University Press, 1913.