Over Kellet

Over Kellet

Coordinates: 54°07′26″N 2°44′02″W / 54.124°N 2.734°W / 54.124; -2.734

Over Kellet
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Village Green
Over Kellet is located in Lancashire
Over Kellet

 Over Kellet shown within Lancashire
Population 778 (2001)
OS grid reference SD520700
Parish Over Kellet
District Lancaster
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LA6
Dialling code 01524
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Morecambe and Lunesdale
List of places: UK • England • Lancashire

Over Kellet is a village and civil parish near Carnforth in the English county of Lancashire. The parish, which is in the City of Lancaster, includes the village of Capernwray, at its northern end, and has a population of 778.[1] The Lancaster Canal passes through the parish.[2]

The village was referred to as Chellet in the Domesday Book, and more recently has also been known as Lesser Kellet.[2] It is approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) east of Carnforth, and 0.6 miles (0.97 km) east of junction 35 of the M6 motorway.

The Church of St Cuthbert, has existed since 1215.[3] The current building a Grade II* listed building,[4] mostly built in the 16th century. It was restored in 1864, and is now a joint Anglican/Methodist church.[3]


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