Tallentire

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Tallentire
Old chapel - geograph.org.uk - 474503.jpg
Former chapel, Tallentire
Tallentire is located in Cumbria
Tallentire
Tallentire
Tallentire shown within Cumbria
OS grid reference NY108352
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town COCKERMOUTH
Postcode district CA13
Dialling code 01900
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°42′14″N 3°25′11″W / 54.70389°N 3.41978°W / 54.70389; -3.41978Coordinates: 54°42′14″N 3°25′11″W / 54.70389°N 3.41978°W / 54.70389; -3.41978

Tallentire is a village in West Cumbria about 4 km north of Cockermouth. It is also a reasonably uncommon English surname. Tallentire means "land (or world)'s end" in old Cumbrian.[citation needed] The Oxford Dictionary of English Place Names describes the name as Cornish.

The nearby Cockermouth Castle is only one of the many historic places in the vicinity of Tallentire. Other historical places of interest include Wordsworth House and Hayton Castle. 9.11 miles away is Maryport Golf Club, Tallentire's closest golf course. If you're flying to Tallentire the nearest airport is Carlisle Lake District Airport being 34.9 miles away, Walney Island is 69.1 miles away.

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