Barras, Cumbria

Barras is a hamlet close to the River Belah, about 4 miles (6 kilometres) south-east of Brough, Cumbria, England.[1][2]

Barras
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Barn at Barras Farm
Barras is located in Eden
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Barras
Location in Eden, Cumbria
Barras is located in Cumbria
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Barras
Location within Cumbria
OS grid referenceNY843120
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKirkby Stephen
Postcode districtCA17
Dialling code01768
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
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UK
England
Cumbria
54°30′14″N 2°14′38″W / 54.504°N 2.244°W / 54.504; -2.244Coordinates: 54°30′14″N 2°14′38″W / 54.504°N 2.244°W / 54.504; -2.244
Barras railway station (closed) in 2016

Until the creation of the new county of Cumbria, Barras was situated at the eastern edge of the historic county of Westmorland.

The hamlet is located at approximately 1,100 feet (340 metres) above sea level.

From 1861 until 1962 it was served by Barras railway station on the Stainmore railway line between Kirkby Stephen and Barnard Castle.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 91 Appleby-in-Westmorland (Brough & Kirkby Stephen) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319231302.
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.