St Cuthbert Without
St Cuthbert Without
|Primary council||City of Carlisle|
|Region||North West England|
|• UK Parliament||Carlisle|
|• EU Parliament||North West England|
The parish lies immediately to the south of Carlisle itself and comprises the following settlements - Blackwell, Durdar, Carleton, Brisco and Wreay (the first three are usually regarded as outlying parts of Carlisle, although were not part of the former county borough of Carlisle). According to the 2001 census it had a population of 2,043.
The civil parish was formed in 1866 and has seen various boundary changes during its existence, mostly due to the expansion of Carlisle, although the former separate parish of Wreay was absorbed in 1934.
The parish is named after St Cuthbert's Church in Carlisle city centre. The "Without" part of the name means this was the part of the ecclesiastical parish of St Cuthbert's that was outside the city boundary or walls. The original civil parish of Carlisle St Cuthbert was split in 1866 to form St Cuthbert Without and St Cuthbert Within - the latter of which became part of a merged Carlisle civil parish in 1904.
St Mary's Church (Wreay), built in 1842, is notable for its architecture.
At one time the parish included the modern Carlisle suburbs and districts of Botchergate, St Nicholas, Currock, Upperby and Harraby.
The M6, A6 and West Coast main railway line all run through the parish. The A6 meets the M6 at junction 42 (the Golden Fleece Roundabout) in Carleton. At different times there have been railway stations at Wreay and Brisco.
The main river in the parish is the River Petteril.
Blackwell (Carlisle Racecourse is in the village.) is a village in the parish, just south Carlisle.
Carleton (A6 road, in the parish; it is near the residential area (suburb of Carlisle) of Harraby. In the Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72 it had a population of 181. It is a few miles to the south-east of the city centre of Carlisle and is near the River Petteril.; postcode district CA1) is a hamlet on the
Durdar (; postcode district CA2) is a small suburban area based around a crossroads (with a pub the Black Lion, and a petrol station/garage) in the parish, 2 km to the south of the city of Carlisle.
- "Brisco". The Cumbria Directory. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
- "History of Brisco, in Carlisle and Cumberland". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
- "History of Carleton, in Carlisle and Cumberland". Vision of Britain. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
- "Garlands Hospital". County Asylums. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
- Durdar at Streetmap.co.uk
- "Durdar". The Cumbria Directory. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
- Brisco-Cumbria at UK Villages
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