Baggrow

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Baggrow
Cumberland
Bridge over Ellen at Baggrow.jpg
The bridge over the River Ellen at Baggrow
Location
Grid reference: NY177419
Location: 54°45’0"N, 3°17’24"W
Data
Post town: Wigton
Postcode: CA7
Dialling code: 016973
Local Government
Council: Allerdale
Parliamentary
constituency:
Workington

Baggrow is a small village in the parish of Allhallows, in the north of the Cumberland. Though not within the fell country of the Lake District, the mountains loom close by and many parts of the village have views Skiddaw, the fourth highest peak of the range, a Furth Munro rising to 3,053 feet to the south-east, some ten miles away.

Railway

Station Manager's House

Baggrow railway station was a stop along the Bolton Loop of the Maryport and Carlisle Railway which used to run through the village serving the Brayton Knowle Colliery[1] here, and the mine at nearby Mealsgate.

The line has been dismantled but evidence of its existence and its use can be seen along the route.[2]

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