Bolton, Cumbria

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Bolton
All Saints Church Bolton - geograph.org.uk - 984145.jpg
All Saints Church
Bolton is located in Cumbria
Bolton
Bolton
Location within Cumbria
Population435 (2011)
OS grid referenceNY6323
Civil parish
  • Bolton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townAPPLEBY IN WESTMORLAND
Postcode districtCA16
Dialling code01768
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°36′14″N 2°33′40″W / 54.604°N 2.561°W / 54.604; -2.561Coordinates: 54°36′14″N 2°33′40″W / 54.604°N 2.561°W / 54.604; -2.561

Bolton is a village and civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England, about 4 miles (6.4 km) north west of Appleby-in-Westmorland, and on the River Eden. According to the census of 2001, it had a population of 416, increasing to 435 at the 2011 Census.[1]

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Bolton has a pub called the New Crown Inn, two schools, a primary school called Bolton Primary School, a church called All Saints Church,[2] and a Priory school called Eden Grove School which is now closed. Anthony Salvin designed Crossrigg Hall.[3] Bewley Castle, a medieval residence of the bishops of Carlisle.[4]

There is a story told that a castle servant named Marget Dawe once murdered a highwayman named Belted Will Scott, after he gained entrance to the castle dressed as a woman.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 7 May 2012. Retrieved 26 June 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1357502)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Bewley Castle". Pastscape. Retrieved 14 June 2011.
  5. ^ Ash, Russell (1973). Folklore, Myths and Legends of Britain. Reader's Digest Association Limited. p. 363. ISBN 9780340165973.

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