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Hensingham

Hensingham Square

Hensingham is a suburb of the Cumbrian town of Whitehaven. The ward population taken at the 2011 census was 4,145.[1]

Historically in Cumberland, the village is located to the south-east of Whitehaven on the A595 road, close to the Mirehouse Housing Estate and Moresby Parks. It has a Spar convenience store and several pubs – including the Distressed Sailors, the Lowther Arms and the Richmond. It is close to Whitehaven Fire Station and to three schools; Hensingham Primary School, St Benedict's Roman Catholic High School and Whitehaven School. In Hensingham is the West Cumberland Hospital, the first hospital built in England after the creation of the National Health Service. It was officially opened on 21 October 1964 by Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. St John's Church is an evangelical Anglican church in this suburb.

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  • St John's Church, Hensingham



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