Bewaldeth and Snittlegarth

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Bewaldeth and Snittlegarth
The site of Caer Mote Roman Fort - geograph.org.uk - 1027725.jpg
The site of Caer Mote Roman Fort
Bewaldeth and Snittlegarth is located in Cumbria
Bewaldeth and Snittlegarth
Bewaldeth and Snittlegarth
Bewaldeth and Snittlegarth shown within Cumbria
OS grid reference NY210348
Civil parish
  • Bewaldeth and Snittlegarth
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town COCKERMOUTH
Postcode district CA13
Dialling code 017687
Police Cumbria
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Ambulance North West
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54°42′07″N 3°13′34″W / 54.702°N 3.226°W / 54.702; -3.226Coordinates: 54°42′07″N 3°13′34″W / 54.702°N 3.226°W / 54.702; -3.226

Bewaldeth and Snittlegarth is a civil parish in the Allerdale district [1] of Cumbria, England, on the edge of the Lake District. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 40 [2] who live in 1,534 acres (621 ha).[3] At the 2011 Census it was measured that the population was still less than 100. Details are maintained in the parish of Ireby and Uldale. It contains Bewaldeth at 54°42′06″N 3°13′30″W / 54.701572°N 3.225093°W / 54.701572; -3.225093 (Bewaldeth), High Bewaldeth at 54°41′47″N 3°12′17″W / 54.696385°N 3.204759°W / 54.696385; -3.204759 (High Bewaldeth) and Snittlegarth at 54°43′46″N 3°12′49″W / 54.729549°N 3.213514°W / 54.729549; -3.213514 (Snittlegarth).

According to Bulmer's History & Directory Of Cumberland (1901), "Snittlegarth ... is supposed to have been formerly a village of considerable magnitude. The word "Snittlegarth" is thought to signify an enclosure."[4]

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