Mealsgate

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Mealsgate
All Saints Church, Allhallows, Mealsgate - geograph.org.uk - 563596.jpg
All Saints Church, Allhallows, Mealsgate
Mealsgate is located in Cumbria
Mealsgate
Mealsgate
Location within Cumbria
OS grid referenceNY208421
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWIGTON
Postcode districtCA7
Dialling code01900
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°46′05″N 3°13′52″W / 54.768°N 3.231°W / 54.768; -3.231Coordinates: 54°46′05″N 3°13′52″W / 54.768°N 3.231°W / 54.768; -3.231

Mealsgate is a village in the English county of Cumbria.

Location[edit]

Mealsgate grid reference NY208421 is situated on the old Roman Road between Carlisle and the Roman fort of Derventio at Papcastle NY110315.[1] This road is now known as the A595.

Railway Connection[edit]

Mealsgate[2] was a stop on the Bolton Loop[3] of the Maryport and Carlisle Railway and served the pit at Fletchertown[4] like other stops on the loop.

Landmarks[edit]

A mile to the south-west, Whitehall is a medieval tower house, restored by Anthony Salvin in the 19th century.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derventio Carvetiorvm Archived 2007-07-13 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Walking the LIne 2005 - Baggrow to Mealsgate
  3. ^ Old Mealsgate Pictures - Maryport and Carlisle Railway
  4. ^ Maryport and Carlisle Railway - Towns and Villages
  5. ^ "Whitehall, Allhallows". britishlistedbuildings.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-03-08.

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