Great Clifton church rooms
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Great Clifton is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale in the English county of Cumbria. In the 2001 census, it has a population of 1,101, increasing slightly to 1,114 at the 2011 Census.
The village has a post office, general store and three pubs - the Market Cross, the Queen's Head (formerly the Lions Club) and the Old Ginn House, the last also being a hotel and a restaurant.
The village school, Derwent Vale Primary School, was built in 1995. Its predecessor was in a building opposite the old pit, now a private residence.
There are several wind farms nearby, one being the Winscales Moor Wind Farm whose Community Fund has contributed money to the local village hall. Workington town centre is 3 miles west of the village and Cockermouth is 7 miles east.
The local rugby league team, the Great Clifton Lions, currently compete in the CARLA League.
There is one listed building in the parish, the house at No. 5 Middlegate. It is roughcast with a green slate roof, and has two storeys and three bays. The doorway has an architrave with a pediment, and the windows are sashes.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Allerdale Retrieved 2009-11-23
- "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 17 June 2015.
- Smith, Aidan (19 February 2011). "Interview: John Burridge, football veteran". The Scotsman. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
- "Clifton ward population 2011". Retrieved 17 June 2015.
- Historic England, "No. 5 Middlegate, Great Cifton (1137782)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 21 January 2016
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