Monkhill, Cumbria

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Monkhill Methodist Church - - 173651.jpg
Monkhill Methodist Church
Monkhill is located in Cumbria
Monkhill shown within Cumbria
OS grid reference NY342586
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CARLISLE
Postcode district CA5
Dialling code 01228
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
54°55′05″N 3°01′30″W / 54.918°N 3.025°W / 54.918; -3.025Coordinates: 54°55′05″N 3°01′30″W / 54.918°N 3.025°W / 54.918; -3.025

Monkhill is a small village in the civil parish of Beaumont, in City of Carlisle District, in the county of Cumbria, England. Nearby settlements include the small city of Carlisle and the villages of Burgh by Sands and Kirkandrews-on-Eden. Monkhill has a pub called the Drovers Rest Inn and a Methodist Chapel with adjoining School Room which holds local village events. The village is situated on the course of a vallum associated with Hadrian's Wall and is near the narrowest point of the River Eden, the site was a crossing point for Roman troops, Scottish border raiders, and cattle drovers. Monkhill, today, is a quiet little hamlet.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Drovers Rest Inn, Monkhill, Cumbria, CA5 6DB - pub details #". Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Monkhill, Cumbria". Retrieved 10 August 2011.