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Martindale, Cumbria

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Martindale, Cumbria

Martindale is a valley and civil parish in Cumbria, England, situated within the Lake District National Park between the lakes of Ullswater and Haweswater. The valley is served by a narrow minor road which runs as far as the farm of Dale Head.
Post townPENRITH
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridNY4319
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01768
Population49 (2001)

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

Martindale, eccl. dist., Barton par., Westmorland, on E. side of Ullswater, 10 m. SW. of Penrith, pop. 142; in the retired valley of Martindale is a herd of red deer.

Martindale, Cumbria in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

MARTINDALE, a chapelry, in the parish of Barton, West ward and union, county of Westmorland, 8 miles (S. S. W.) from Penrith; containing 198 inhabitants. The chapelry comprises by measurement 3542 acres of inclosed land, of which 966 are arable, 2480 pasture, and 96 wood; there is also a tract of common, of about 4600 acres. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £43; patron and impropriator, John de Whelpdale, Esq., whose tithes have been commuted for an annual rent-charge of £22. A free school has an endowment of £13 a year.

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