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Applethwaite, Cumbria

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Applethwaite, Cumbria

Applethwaite is a village in the foot hills of Skiddaw near Keswick in the English Lake District. It is in the Borough of Allerdale and the county of Cumbria, and forms part of the civil parish of Underskiddaw, which has a population of 282. The name derives from it originally being the clearing in a forest with apples in it. {{http://www. thefreedictionary. com/thwaite}} Applethwaite is mentioned in Alfred Wainwright's The Northern Fells guide book.
DistrictAllerdale
Post townKeswick
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY2625
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code017687
 

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

Applethwaite, vil., W. Cumberland, 2 miles N. of Keswick, on the ascent of Skidaw. It commands a fine view of Derwentwater. A small adjacent property belonged to the poet Wordsworth.

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