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The Community Centre is here together with the Children's Playground, Bowling Green, Tennis Courts, Football and Cricket Pitches, and Fitness Trail. Nearby is St. Cuthbert's Church the Parish Church, with its fine Norman doorway and two very old oak chests. It recently celebrated 800 years of continuous Christian Worship. To the top of the hamlet are many old cottages, Beckside Rooms, and a 16th century overshot mill, recently restored to full working order by its owner. The road continues to Ulverston with stunning views to the Lakeland Fells. A mixture of cottages, houses and farms which lead up to the railway line and the Duddon Estuary. The village pump survives at Carle Cross and beyond this a path through the fields crosses the railway line to the shore, where a variety of ducks and waders can be seen. There are superb views to Black Combe, the Duddon Estuary and up into the Duddon Valley.



On the edge of the Estuary the Railway Station once featured the longest station seat on the Furness Line but only part of it now remains. Among pleasant cottages the small the building once the GOSPEL HALL CHAPEL is a well known landmark whilst travelling the Millom - Barrow line. The 17th century Ship Inn is welcoming and serves bar meals during the evening. Opposite the inn is an old barn with carved names of horses from the days of times past. The terminus for the incline railway which, by a series of wagons - the full coming down the empties going back up - brought the slate from the quarries. Here it was weighed and then sent, initially by flat bottomed barges, and then by rail, to all parts of the world. Remains of the original wooden jetties can still be seen and the incline can be walked to the quarries. The houses were built for the quarry workers and they had their own Methodist Chapel still in use today.



Situated at the junction of the A595 and the A5092 Grizebeck has a petrol station (Moore Motor Co.), a post office, a public house (‘The Greyhound Inn’) and a new Village Hall. Sadly the Church of the Good Shepherd has recently closed for worship and is being converted to a dwelling. The school books publisher CGP has established its head quarters here.


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