Crook, Cumbria

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Crook
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Crook
Crook is located in Cumbria
Crook
Crook
Crook shown within Cumbria
Population 364 (2011)
OS grid reference SD4695
Civil parish
  • Crook
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KENDAL
Postcode district LA8
Dialling code 01539,
015395
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°20′53″N 2°49′41″W / 54.348°N 2.828°W / 54.348; -2.828Coordinates: 54°20′53″N 2°49′41″W / 54.348°N 2.828°W / 54.348; -2.828

Crook is a village and civil parish in the South Lakeland District of the English county of Cumbria, located on the B5284 road between Kendal and Windermere. In the 2001 census the population was 340, increasing to 364 at the 2011 Census.[1]

St. Catherine's church was built in the 1880s by Stephen Shaw, a local architect, in a plain late Perpendicular style. The tower of an earlier church, built about 1620, still stands nearby: the rest of the building was demolished in 1887 owing to structural defects.

A mile to the north of the village, Hollin Hall is a Grade II listed building.[2]

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