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Bothel, Cumbria

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Bothel, Cumbria

Bothel is a municipality in the district of Rotenburg, Germany in the Stade Geest region of central Lower Saxony. It has 2,500 inhabitants. Bothel was founded by workers of the nearby Trochel Forest. The name developed from Borstel which is Old Saxon and means "little woods". Bothel belonged to the Prince-Bishopric of Verden, established in 1180.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY1838
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria

Other names by which Bothel, Cumbria has been known in the past

Bothel and Threapland

Bothel, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bothel and Threapland, township, Torpenhow par., W. Cumberland, 3 miles SE. of Aspatria, 3389 ac., pop. 392.

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