Mealsgate

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Mealsgate
Cumberland
All Saints Church, Allhallows, Mealsgate - geograph.org.uk - 563596.jpg
All Saints Church, Allhallows, Mealsgate
Location
Grid reference: NY208421
Location: 54°46’5"N, 3°13’52"W
Data
Post town: Wigton
Postcode: CA7
Dialling code: 01900
Local Government
Council: Allerdale
Parliamentary
constituency:
Workington

Mealsgate is a village in Cumberland, on the old Roman road between Carlisle and the Roman fort of Derventio at Papcastle {NY110315).[1] This road is now known as the A595.

Railway Connection

Mealsgate[2] was a stop on the Bolton Loop[3] of the Maryport and Carlisle Railway and served the pit at Fletchertown[4] like other stops on the loop.

Landmarks

A mile to the south-west, Whitehall is a mediæval tower house, restored by Anthony Salvin in the 19th century.[5]

Outside links

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References