Wythop

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Wythop
Wythop Beck and Eskin farm (geograph 2247416).jpg
Wythop Beck and Eskin farm
Wythop is located in Cumbria
Wythop
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Wythop shown within Cumbria
OS grid reference NY182290
Civil parish
  • Wythop
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town COCKERMOUTH
Postcode district CA13
Dialling code 017687
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
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54°39′00″N 3°15′58″W / 54.650°N 3.266°W / 54.650; -3.266Coordinates: 54°39′00″N 3°15′58″W / 54.650°N 3.266°W / 54.650; -3.266

Wythop is a civil parish in the north of Cumbria, England between Cockermouth and Keswick. Population details are no longer maintained and can be found included in the parish of Embleton

Wythop is within one mile of the hamlets of Dubwath (in the parish of Setmurthy) and Wythop Mill (in Embleton).

Administratively Wythop forms part of the district of Allerdale.

Etymology[edit]

'Wythop' is " 'withy valley', cf. 'wīðig', 'hop' " (from the Old English).[1] 'Wīðig','withy' means 'willow', 'hop' means 'a small enclosed valley'; so 'Wythop' is the 'valley of willow trees'.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Armstrong, A. M.; Mawer, A.; Stenton, F. M.; Dickens, B. (1950). The place-names of Cumberland. English Place-Name Society, vol.xxi. Part 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 457. 

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