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Torver Deli and The Wilson Arms (geograph 3627372).jpg
Torver Deli and The Wilson Arms public house
Torver is located in Cumbria
Torver shown within Cumbria
OS grid reference SD283941
Civil parish
  • Torver
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CONISTON
Postcode district LA21
Dialling code 015394
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
54°20′13″N 3°06′07″W / 54.337°N 3.102°W / 54.337; -3.102Coordinates: 54°20′13″N 3°06′07″W / 54.337°N 3.102°W / 54.337; -3.102

Torver is a hamlet and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of Cumbria 3 miles (4.8 km) south west of the village of Coniston and 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Coniston Water. Owing to the minimal population details are maintained under the parish of Blawith and Subberthwaite.

Farming has always played an important part in Torver's history, though slate mining increased when the Coniston branch of the Furness Railway was opened in the 19th century (it subsequently closed in 1958). Nowadays, the hamlet remains a starting point for many walks around the Duddon Valley and Coniston Water, an area popularised by William Wordsworth.

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