Hilton, Cumbria

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Hilton
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St. John the Baptist Church, Hilton
Hilton is located in Cumbria
Hilton
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Hilton shown within Cumbria
OS grid reference NY731206
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town APPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND
Postcode district CA16
Dialling code 017683
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
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Cumbria
54°34′48″N 2°24′54″W / 54.580°N 2.415°W / 54.580; -2.415Coordinates: 54°34′48″N 2°24′54″W / 54.580°N 2.415°W / 54.580; -2.415

Hilton is a village in Cumbria, England in the civil parish of Coupland, about 2 km east of Appleby-in-Westmorland.[1]

Some four kilometres to the northeast of Hilton, between Hilton Fell[2] and Murton Fell in Scordale, is the Hilton Mine 54°35′52″N 2°22′6″W / 54.59778°N 2.36833°W / 54.59778; -2.36833[3] Initially worked for lead ore (galena) in the nineteenth century by the London Lead Company, it was later worked under different owners for barium minerals, barytes and witherite in the early twentieth century. It was a rare source of yellow coloured fluorite in the UK.[4][5]

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