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Caldbeck, Cumbria

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Caldbeck, Cumbria

Caldbeck is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Allerdale, Cumbria, England. Historically within Cumberland, the village had 714 inhabitants according to the census of 2001. It lies on the northern edge of the Lake District. The nearest town is Wigton, 6 miles north east of the village. In the last few years it has seen a massive house price boom, with many properties more than doubling their value over a couple of years. The village is popular with tourists from across the globe.
DistrictAllerdale
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY3239
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code016974
Population714 (2001)
 

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

Caudbeck

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

Caldbeck, par., township, and vil., W. Cumberland, 6½ miles SE. of Wigton -- par., 16,160 ac., pop. 1222; township, 13,742 ac., pop. 1176; P.O.

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