Houghton, Cumbria

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Houghton
Houghton village green - geograph.org.uk - 248391.jpg
Houghton village green
Houghton is located in Cumbria
Houghton
Houghton
Houghton shown within Cumbria
OS grid referenceNY407593
Civil parish
District
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Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCARLISLE
Postcode districtCA3
Dialling code01228
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54°55′30″N 2°55′26″W / 54.925°N 2.924°W / 54.925; -2.924Coordinates: 54°55′30″N 2°55′26″W / 54.925°N 2.924°W / 54.925; -2.924

Houghton is a commuter village to the north of Carlisle within the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, England. It has a sub post office/grocers shop; equestrian shop; hairdressers; a village hall, a school for Key Stage 1 & 2 pupils and a St. John's church. It is the largest settlement in the civil parish of Stanwix Rural. Hadrian's Wall runs past the village to the south along past Whiteclosegate.

A large garden centre has opened in the grounds of Houghton Hall,[1] a grade II listed structure.

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  1. ^ Donald, Caroline. "The new garden at Houghton Hall, King's Lynn, Norfolk," The Times (London). May 11, 2008.

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