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Whitbeck is a hamlet and former civil parish, now in the parish of Whicham, in the Copeland district, in the county of Cumbria, England.[1] It was called Whidbek in the 1500s.[2]

Whitbeck
Whitbeck Church. - geograph.org.uk - 160397.jpg
Whitbeck church, with Black Combe behind
Whitbeck is located in Cumbria
Whitbeck
Whitbeck
Location within Cumbria
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
EU ParliamentNorth West England
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
Coordinates: 54°14′38″N 3°21′11″W / 54.244°N 3.353°W / 54.244; -3.353

The Church of St Mary is grade II listed. It is described as "probably medieval in origin, heavily restored 1883".[3]

It is on the A595 road on the south west coast of Cumbria, south west of Black Combe.

In 1931 the civil parish had a population of 150.[4] On the 1 April 1934 the civil parish was merged into Whicham.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Parish of Whicham Community Plan" (PDF). 2012. p. 2. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Whitbeck". The Cumbria Directory. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Mary (1336065)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Population Statistics Whitbeck CP/AP through time". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Relationships and changes Whitbeck CP/AP through time". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 25 November 2018.

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