Murton, Cumbria

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Murton
Hilton - geograph.org.uk - 19141.jpg
Murton Pike
Murton is located in Cumbria
Murton
Murton
Murton shown within Cumbria
Population 360 (2011)
OS grid reference NY7221
Civil parish
  • Murton
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town APPLEBY IN WESTMORLAND
Postcode district CA16
Dialling code 01768
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°35′24″N 2°24′40″W / 54.590°N 2.411°W / 54.590; -2.411Coordinates: 54°35′24″N 2°24′40″W / 54.590°N 2.411°W / 54.590; -2.411

Murton is a small village and civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England. It has a population of 330,[1] increasing to 360 at the 2011 Census.[2] 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,[3] it is a south-westerly outlier of Murton Fell, which rises to over 670 metres (2,200 ft) at two points.[4] Parts of Murton Fell lie within the Army's Warcop Training Area.[5]

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