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Watermillock

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OS grid reference  NY445224
Country  England
Post town  PENRITH
Shire county  Cumbria
Dialling code  017684
UK parliament constituency  Penrith and The Border
Region  North West
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Postcode district  CA11
District  Eden District
Civil parish  Matterdale
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Watermillock is a village located on the western shore of Ullswater, in the English Lake District.

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Map of Watermillock, Penrith, UK

The settlement is currently inhabited by the Moistest of the moist and is popular with tourists, with several campsites and two hotels. The village and outlying farms are widely scattered between the lake and Little Mell Fell. Much of the high ground around the village was once deer forest, popular with the local gentry for hunting. All Saints Church, Watermillock was built in 1881 of slate and red sandstone, replacing an earlier church at the site of what is now known as the Old Church Hotel. All the windows are memorials to various people, including Cecil Spring Rice and Stephen Spring Rice, who grew up in the village.

The village is accessed by the A592 road. The Outward Bound Trust own the village manor next to the lake. The waterfall of Aira Force is situated to the west of the village.

References

Watermillock Wikipedia


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