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Cowpen 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.
In the 12th century CE, its name was Cupum, possibly the dative plural of Old Norse kupa, "a cuplike depression or valley".
- ^ "Blyth Ward population 2011". Retrieved 27 June 2015.
- ^ 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.
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