Murton shown within Cumbria
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||APPLEBY IN WESTMORLAND|
|EU Parliament||North West England|
|UK Parliament||Penrith and The Border|
Murton is a small village and civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England. It has a population of 330. Settlements within the parish include the villages of Hilton, Langton, and Brackenber. The town of Appleby-in-Westmorland is to the south west.
Murton Pike, to the north, is 594 metres (1,949 ft) high and a triangulation point, it is a south westerly outlyer of Murton Fell, which rises to over 670 metres (2,200 ft) at two points. Parts of Murton Fell lie within the Army's Warcop Training Area.
- Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Eden Retrieved 26 October 2010
- Murton Pike
- Murton Fell
- Walking in the North Pennines , Paddy Dillon , 1991 , "Warcop Range Section" , pp.71-82 google books preview
- The Pennine Villages of the Eden Valley, and the North Pennines www.visitcumbria.com
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