Cowpen

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Cowpen
Cowpen is located in Northumberland
Cowpen
Cowpen
Cowpen shown within Northumberland
Population 4,466 
OS grid reference NZ295815
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BLYTH
Postcode district NE24
Dialling code 01670
Police Northumbria
Fire Northumberland
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North 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.