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Cartington, Northumberland

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Cartington, Northumberland

Cartington is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England. It is about 11 miles south west of Alnwick, and about 2 miles north west of Rothbury, and has a population of 97. In 2010 the parish became involved in the hunt for Raoul Moat, a 37 year old man from Newcastle upon Tyne, who was believed to have shot three people, killing one. Police discovered a makeshift camp, including a duvet, tent and sleeping bag, in a secluded area of land at Wagtail Farm, in the south of the parish.
Post townMORPETH
Administrative CountyNorthumberland
Traditional CountyNorthumberland
OS GridNU0304
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorthumberland
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code01669
Population97 (2001)

Cartington, Northumberland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cartington, township, in par. and 3 miles NW. of Rothbury, 2793 ac., pop. 74.

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