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Ousby


Ousby is a village in the Eden district of Cumbria, located about 7 miles north-west of Penrith. It forms part of the Civil Parish of Ousby.

Ousby is a village and civil parish in Eden district, in the English county of Cumbria. It is a Thankful Village, one of 52 parishes in England and Wales that suffered no casualties during World War I. The parish had a population of 362 in 2001, which had increased to 442 at the 2011 Census, and includes the hamlets of Crewgarth, Row, Shire and Townhead. Melmerby parish was absorbed on 1 April 1934, on 1 April 2019 Melmerby became a separate parish again.

Amenities

Ousby has a pub called the Fox Inn, a camp site and one place of worship, in Townhead, which is called St Luke's Church. A former chapel at Row has now been converted to a holiday home.

Location

Ousby is located in Ousbydale about south of the village of Melmerby, near the A686 road. There is a fell in the Pennines named Ousby Fell.

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Cumbria Ousby Parish, 1848 Ousby Civil Parish Church of St Luke, Ousby Townhead
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Road signs and barn conversion in Ousby

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Fox Inn, Ousby

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Recreation ground at Ousby

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Village Hall at Ousby

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Crossfell Campsite

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Sign for the Fox Inn

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Ousby Parish, 1848
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Ousby Parish, 1848
- OUSBY (St. Luke), a parish, in the union of Penrith, Leath ward, E. division of Cumberland, 9¼ miles (E.N.E.) from the town of Penrith; containing 271 inhabitants. This place, properly ...

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County: Cumbria
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