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Shap
Shap - Market Cross.jpg
Shap Market Cross
Shap shown within Cumbria
Population 1,264 (2011)
OS grid reference NY563150
Civil parish
  • Shap
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PENRITH
Postcode district CA10
Dialling code 01931
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
  • Penrith and the Border
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
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Shap is a linear village and civil parish located among fells and isolated dales in Eden district, Cumbria, England. The village lies along the A6 road and the West Coast Main Line, and is near to the M6 motorway. It is situated 10 miles (16 km) from Penrith and about 15 miles (24 km) from Kendal, in the historic county of Westmorland.

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