- Lakes, Cumbria
Lakes is a large
civil parishin the South Lakelanddistrict of Cumbria, England, with a population of 5,127 according to the 2001 census. It covers the small town of Ambleside, and the villages and hamlets of Clappersgate, Rydal, Grasmere, Troutbeck, Chapel Stile, Elterwater, Little Langdale, and Waterhead.
The parish was formed in 1934 as an
urban districtdespite being a largely rural area under a County Review Order, by a merger of Ambleside and Grasmere urban districts and parts of Windermere Urban District, South Westmorland Rural Districtand West Ward Rural District. [ [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/relationships.jsp?u_id=10042525 Lakes Urban District at Vision of Britain] . Accessed February 1, 2006.]
The urban district had an area of 49,917 acres. [ [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/data_cube_table_page.jsp?data_theme=T_POP&data_cube=N_AREA_A&u_id=10042525&c_id=10001043&add=Y Lakes Westmorland through time | Population Statistics | Area (acres) ] ] or 202 km².
It was abolished as an urban district in 1974, with the
Patterdaleward becoming a civil parishin the Eden district, and the rest becoming a civil parish in South Lakeland. [HMSO. [http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/S.I._1972/2039 S.I. 1972/2039] ]
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