Oxenholme Road / B6254

The B6254 from Oxenholme towards Kendal from the Helmside Road junction is known as Oxenholme Road.


Properties within Oxenholme on Oxenholme Road (north side) are limited to:

  • Oxenholme Farm
  • Raysholme – formerly part of Oxenholme Farm – see above link
  • Mill Cottage – formerly part of Oxenholme Farm – see above link

There are no properties on the Oxenholme Road (south side).


Properties within Oxenholme on the B6254 (north side) heading towards Old Hutton are limited to:


Properties within Oxenholme on the B6254 (south side) heading towards Old Hutton are limited to:

  • Elmleigh
  • Fairfield
  • Formentor
  • Glen Villa
  • Glenside
  • High Raise
  • Langstrath
  • Oxenholme House
  • The Glen

Page last updated 16 October 2017

1920: Colonel Killed – Motor-Accident on Kendal-Oxenholme Road

A distressing fatality occurred on Oxenholme-Kendal road last evening.

Mr. Arthur Wilson, of Raysholme, Oxenholme was motoring towards Kendal about eight o’clock when nearing Brookside he overtook Colonel John Thompson, who was walking towards Kendal. The night was extremely dark, and the colonel, who was apparently walking in the middle of the road was not noticed by Mr. Wilson until he was close upon him.

Mr. Wilson swerved the car to avoid the colonel, but the wing caught Colonel Thompson in the back. The colonel fell heavily on his head in the road. Mr. Wilson removed the colonel to the side of the road, and motored to Helm Chase to telephone for medical aid. Dr. Walker went out immediately, but death had taken place before his arrival.

Colonel Thompson, who was 73 years of age, was one of the tallest men in Westmorland. He was in charge of the Kendal composite company of Volunteers in the South African War, where he served with distinction, and also saw home service in the late war. He lived with his sister at The Lound, Kendal. He was a bachelor.

Lancashire Evening Post, Tuesday 16 November 1920