Low Newton, Cumbria

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Low Newton
Yew Tree Barn, Low Newton (geograph 3370075).jpg
Yew Tree Barn, Low Newton
Low Newton is located in Cumbria
Low Newton
Low Newton
Location within Cumbria
OS grid referenceSD404822
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGRANGE-OVER-SANDS
Postcode districtLA11
Dialling code015395
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°13′55″N 2°54′47″W / 54.232°N 2.913°W / 54.232; -2.913Coordinates: 54°13′55″N 2°54′47″W / 54.232°N 2.913°W / 54.232; -2.913

Low Newton is a hamlet in the South Lakeland District, in the county of Cumbria, England and in the Lake District also commonly known as The Lakes. It was on the A590 road until it was by-passed a few years ago, bypass opened on Tuesday 8 April 2008.

Nearby settlements include the town of Grange-over-Sands, the villages of Lindale, High Newton, Cartmel and Newby Bridge and the hamlets of Barber Green, Ayside and High Hampsfield.

The hamlet contains two Grade: II Listed Buildings, probably from the 18th Century, Fell Cottage and East View (see English Heritage).

There is one Bed & Breakfast, Ellenboro House B&B, situated in a traditional 19th Century Lake District house.

Yew Tree Barn houses architectural & interior antiques, whilst The Gallery has high quality art and design-led crafts, gifts and interiors, along with artisan studios.

Transport[edit]

Low Newton is on the X6 bus route which runs from Kendal to Barrow-in-Furness via Grange-over-Sands. Grange-over-Sands railway station has connections to Ulverston and Barrow-in-Furness to the west, and Lancaster, Preston and Manchester (and its airport) to the east.

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References[edit]

  • http://www.ukvillages.co.uk/Place/17431/Low+Newton-Cumbria
  • B&B: http://www.ellenborohouse.co.uk
  • Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1225727)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 27 September 2015.