Great Clifton church rooms
Great Clifton shown within Cumbria
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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 contains three pubs (Market Cross, The Queens Head (formerly the Lions Club) and The Old Ginn House, the latter also being a hotel and a restaurant. The village is also home too a Post Office and a General Store.
The village school, Derwent Vale Primary School, was built in 1995. The previous school was opposite the old pit and still stands now, only as a house.
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 of it.
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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