Yanwath and Eamont Bridge

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Yanwath and Eamont Bridge
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Beehive Inn, Eamont Bridge
Yanwath and Eamont Bridge is located in Cumbria
Yanwath and Eamont Bridge
Yanwath and Eamont Bridge
Yanwath and Eamont Bridge shown within Cumbria
Population 535 (2011)
OS grid reference NY5228
Civil parish
  • Yanwath and
    Eamont Bridge
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PENRITH
Postcode district CA10
Dialling code 01768
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
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England
Cumbria
54°38′31″N 2°44′28″W / 54.642°N 2.741°W / 54.642; -2.741Coordinates: 54°38′31″N 2°44′28″W / 54.642°N 2.741°W / 54.642; -2.741

Yanwath and Eamont Bridge is a civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England, consisting of the small village of Yanwath and most of the neighbouring village of Eamont Bridge. It has a population of 457,[1] increasing to 535 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Yanwath Hall

The parish was created in 1866 and was formerly a township of Barton. The boundaries are now partially marked by the Rivers Eamont and Lowther. The parish council meets at the village hall in Eamont Bridge. The parish combines with Sockbridge and Tirril and Clifton to make up the Eamont ward of Eden District Council.

There is a primary school at Yanwath.

Half a mile north-west of Yanwath, Yanwath Hall is a fortified tower and hall house built in the early to mid 15th century, with 16th and 17th century alterations.[3]

Governance[edit]

The civil parish falls in the electoral ward of Eamont. This ward stretches west to Sockbridge and Tirril with a total population of 1,447.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Eden Retrieved 26 October 2010
  2. ^ "Civil parish population 2011". Retrieved 20 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Yanwath Hall". Pastscape. Retrieved 15 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Eamont ward population 2011". Retrieved 20 June 2015.