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Castlerigg, Cumbria

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Castlerigg, Cumbria

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
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY2822
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
 

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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