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Over Kellet is a village and civil parish near Carnforth in the English county of Lancashire. The parish, which is in the City of Lancaster, includes the village of Capernwray, at its northern end, and has a population of 778, decreasing slightly to 761 at the 2011 Census. The Lancaster Canal passes through the parish.
The village was referred to as Chellet in the Domesday Book, and more recently has also been known as Lesser Kellet. It is approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) east of Carnforth, and 0.6 miles (0.97 km) east of junction 35 of the M6 motorway.
The Church of St Cuthbert has existed since 1215. The current building, a Grade II* listed building, was mostly built in the 16th century. It was restored in 1864, and is now a joint Anglican/Methodist church.
Capernwray Dive Centre can be found on the outskirts of the village.
Capernwray Hall is an 1844 country house designed by Edmund Sharpe and is a grade II* listed building. Since 1947 it has been the home of the Capernwray Missionary Fellowship of Torchbearers. Capernwray Old Hall is a different, grade II listed, late 17th-century building.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Lancaster Retrieved 12 February 2010
- "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 8 June 2015.
- William Farrer & J. Brownbill (editors) (1914). "Townships: Over Kellet". A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 8. pp. 140–151. Retrieved 2008-04-28.
- "Blackburn Diocesan Web Site". Diocese of Blackburn. 2008-04-22. Retrieved 2008-04-28.[dead link]
- "Lancashire Parish Portal: Parish Council Details: Over Kellet Parish Council". Lancashire County Council. Retrieved 2008-04-28.
- Historic England. "Capernwray Hall (1071908)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
- Historic England. "Capernwray Old Hall (1317703)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
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