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Catterlen, Cumbria

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Catterlen, Cumbria

Catterlen is a small village and civil parish 3 miles north west of Penrith, Cumbria. The village is a linear one with the B5305 road dividing it into two. Junction 41 of the M6 motorway is at Catterlen. The parish of Catterlen also includes the slightly more populous village of Newton Reigny which was a separate parish from 1866 to 1934, previous to 1866 both villages were part of a larger Newton Reigny Parish.
Post townPENRITH
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY4833
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01768
Population471 (2001)

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


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

Catterlin, township, Newton Regny par., E. Cumberland, 3¼ miles NW. of Penrith, 1561 ac., pop. 116.

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