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Castlerigg is an area of Keswick, Cumbria, England, named after a hill in the immediate area. Until the early twentieth century much of the area, comprising a large part of Keswick, was owned by the family living at Castlerigg Manor. Nowadays the Manor is a Catholic youth centre and only owns its own buildings and gardens. The word 'Castlerigg' is used to refer to one of the points of interest in that area, such as those cited below: Castlerigg Hall Castlerigg Manor
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Castlerigg, Cumbria has been known in the past
Castle Rigg ~ John Castlerigg St and Wythburn
Castlerigg, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Castlerigg, seat and eminence, 1 mile SE. of Keswick, W. Cumberland.
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