Blencow or Blencowe is a small village near Penrith it is divided by the
River Petterilinto Great Blencow to the south and Little Blencow to the north.
The post office and village pub are situated in Little Blencow, there is another pub called the Clickham Inn to the south of the village towards Newbiggin.
Also at Newbiggin is the
Hanson plcBlencowe Limestone Quarryand Blockworks and the former Blencow railway stationon the Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway[(http://www.ckp-railways.co.uk)] .
The mansion of Ennim just south of the village was the home for many years of the Conservative politician and cabinet minister William (Willie) later Viscount Whitelaw. The house maintained a substantial
policepresence even after Whitelaw's retirement due to his time as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
Blencow at one time had a very well known
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