Ousby

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Ousby
Converted Chapel at Row, Ousby - geograph.org.uk - 340214.jpg
Converted Chapel at Row
Ousby is located in Cumbria
Ousby
Ousby
Location within Cumbria
Population447 (2011)
OS grid referenceNY6234
Civil parish
  • Ousby
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPENRITH
Postcode districtCA10
Dialling code01768
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°42′18″N 2°34′55″W / 54.705°N 2.582°W / 54.705; -2.582Coordinates: 54°42′18″N 2°34′55″W / 54.705°N 2.582°W / 54.705; -2.582

Ousby is a village and civil parish in Eden district, in the English county of Cumbria. It is a Thankful Village, one of 52 parishes in England and Wales that suffered no casualties during World War I. The parish had a population of 362 in 2001,[1] which had increased to 442 at the 2011 Census,[2] and includes the hamlets of Crewgarth, Row, Shire and Townhead. Melmerby parish was absorbed on 1 April 1934,[3] on 1 April 2019 Melmerby became a separate parish again.[4]

Amenities[edit]

Ousby has a pub called the Fox Inn, a camp site and one place of worship, in Townhead, which is called St Luke's Church. A former chapel at Row has now been converted to a holiday home.

Location[edit]

Ousby Fell

Ousby is located in Ousbydale about 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the village of Melmerby, near the A686 road. There is a fell in the Pennines named Ousby Fell.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Eden Retrieved 26 October 2010
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 20 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Relationships and changes Ousby CP/AP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 13 May 2019.
  4. ^ "The Eden District Council (Reorganisation of Community Governance) (Ousby and Melmerby) Order 2019" (PDF). Local Government Boundary Commission for England. Retrieved 13 May 2019.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ousby at Wikimedia Commons