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Culgaith, Cumbria

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Culgaith, Cumbria

Culgaith is a village and civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England. It is located on the River Eden between Temple Sowerby and Langwathby. Amenities include All Saints Church, and its associated primary school, as well as a pub and garden centre. The village had a railway station which closed in 1970. Canadian politician Matthew Kendal Richardson was born in Culgaith. The Head Coach for the England Rugby Football Union, Stuart Lancaster, is from Culgaith.
DistrictEden
Post townPENRITH
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY6029
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01768
Population721 (2001)
 

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

Culgaith, township and ry. sta., Kirkland par., E. Cumberland, 6½ miles E. of Penrith, 2911 ac., pop. 347.

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