The Church of the Holy Spirit, Distington
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Distington (//) is a large village and civil parish in Cumbria, England, 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Workington and 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Whitehaven. Historically a part of Cumberland, the civil parish includes the nearby settlements of Common End, Gilgarran and Pica.
South of the village by the Lowca Beck are the fragmentary remains of Hayes Castle, a manor house fortified by Robert de Leyburn in 1322.
The village also has its own Parish Council; Distington Parish Council.  The parish council ward stretches beyond the confines of Distington parish with at total population taken at the Census 2011 of 4,058.
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