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Sleagill is a village in the Eden district of Cumbria, located about 8 miles south-east of Penrith and 5 miles west of Appleby-in-Westmorland. Historically, Sleagill was a township in the ancient parish in Morland in the old county of Westmorland. Today, the village and it's surrounding area form Sleagill Civil Parish.

SLEAGILL, a township, in the parish of Morland, West ward and union, county of Westmorland, 2½ miles (S.W.) from the village of Morland; containing 153 inhabitants. Coal is obtained here. The tithes were commuted for land, under acts of inclosure, in 1779 and 1803. The sum of £6 per annum, the produce of land, is paid to a schoolmaster.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.

Sleagill is a small village and civil parish in the Eden district of Cumbria, England. At the 2011 census Sleagill was grouped with Newby giving a total population of 282.


The village is about  8 miles (13 km) from the large town of Penrith and about from the small town of Appleby-in-Westmorland.


Sleagill has one place of worship.


For transport there is the A6, the A66 and the M6 motorway a few miles away.

Nearby settlements

Nearby settlements include the large town of Penrith, the small town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, the villages of Morland, King's Meaburn, Cliburn, Newby and Little Strickland and the hamlets of Littlebeck and Reagill.

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Sleagill Civil Parish Morland Parish, 1848
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Main street Sleagill

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Cottages at Mid Town, Sleagill

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Historical plaque, Sleagill

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Sleagill Methodist Church

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County: Cumbria
Grid sq: NY5919
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