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Armathwaite, Cumbria

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Armathwaite, Cumbria

Armathwaite is a village in the English ceremonial county of Cumbria. Historically within the county of Cumberland, Armathwaite lies on the River Eden, forms part of Eden district and is served by Armathwaite railway station. The castle on the west bank of the river was originally a pele tower with a large but undistinguished Edwardian extension.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY5046
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code016974

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

Armathwaite Hall

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

Armathwaite, vil. with ry. sta., Hesket-in-the-Forest par., E. Cumberland, 10 miles N. of Penrith, on river Eden; P.O., T.O. Armathwaite Castle is now the property of the Earl of Lonsdale.

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