Little Salkeld Flour Mill
General view of village
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Little Salkeld is a small village and former civil parish, now in the parish of Hunsonby, in the Eden district of Cumbria, England, a few miles to the north east of Penrith. In 1931 the civil parish had a population of 91. On the 1 April 1934 the civil parish was merged with Hunsonby and Winskill to create Hunsonby.
Places of interest
Little Salkeld Watermill, built in 1745, is a traditional English 18th century water mill. It is Cumbria's only watermill still in full operation. Its organic bread and all-purpose flours are available in specialist shops throughout the UK. It operates regular tours and has an award-winning organic vegetarian cafe.
The village contains a vicarage but no church - it was built for Addingham parish church one mile to the north near Glassonby.
It lies on the C2C Cycle Route.
Little Salkeld railway station on the Settle-Carlisle Railway and branch line to the Long Meg Mine were both closed in the 1970s, although the disused platforms still remain and the station building is well maintained as a private house. The closest station is Langwathby. In 1918 the Little Salkeld rail accident in nearby Long Meg Cutting killed seven people. A second accident occurred at the station in 1933, which resulted in the death of one railwayman and injuries to a further five members of railway staff and thirty passengers.
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- Little Salkeld Watermill web site Archived 2 January 2007 at the Wayback Machine
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- English Heritage PastScape monument number 12238
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