Applethwaite

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Applethwaite
Underskiddaw - Applethwaite.jpg
Applethwaite
Applethwaite is located in Cumbria
Applethwaite
Applethwaite
Applethwaite shown within Cumbria
OS grid reference NY2625
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Keswick
Postcode district CA12
Dialling code 017687
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°37′N 3°08′W / 54.61°N 03.14°W / 54.61; -03.14Coordinates: 54°37′N 3°08′W / 54.61°N 03.14°W / 54.61; -03.14

Applethwaite is a village in the foot hills of Skiddaw near Keswick in the English Lake District. It is in the Borough of Allerdale and the county of Cumbria, and forms part of the civil parish of Underskiddaw, which has a population of 282.[1] The name derives from it originally being the clearing in a forest with apples in it.[2]

Applethwaite is mentioned in Alfred Wainwright's The Northern Fells guide book.

The church[edit]

St Marys church in the village is plain with some stained glass windows. The other church here is St John the Evangelist.

Location[edit]

Applethwaite is just off the A591, 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Keswick.

See also[edit]

References[edit]