Levens, Cumbria

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Levens
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Lych gate at St John's Church
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Levens
Location in South Lakeland
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Levens
Location within Cumbria
Population1,049 (2011) [1]
OS grid reference SD4886
Civil parish
  • Levens
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KENDAL
Postcode district LA8
Dialling code 01539
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54°16′05″N2°47′20″W / 54.268°N 2.789°W / 54.268; -2.789 Coordinates: 54°16′05″N2°47′20″W / 54.268°N 2.789°W / 54.268; -2.789

Levens is a village and civil parish in the South Lakeland district of the modern English county of Cumbria. It lies within the historic county of Westmoreland. In the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,007, [2] increasing at the 2011 census to 1,049. [1] The village lies four miles (6.4 km) south of Kendal off the A6 and A590 roads. Levens Hall is within the parish.

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Levens, seen from the west.

Governance

An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches from Helsington, then south to Heversham. The total ward population at the 2011 Census was 2,056. [3]

Notable people

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References

  1. 1 2 UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Levens Parish (E04002624)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics . Retrieved 8 May 2021.
  2. UK Census (2001). "Local Area Report – Levens Parish (16UG041)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics . Retrieved 8 May 2021.
  3. "Ward population 2011" . Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  4. "James Knox moves up to WorldTour with Quick-Step Floors". cyclingnews.com . 13 September 2017. Retrieved 16 September 2017.