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Crackenthorpe, Cumbria

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Crackenthorpe, Cumbria

Crackenthorpe is a village and civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England. It is about 12 miles south east of Penrith. The village was on the A66 road until it was by-passed.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyWestmorland
OS GridNY6622
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01768
Population77 (2001)

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

Crackenthorpe, hamlet, 2 miles NW. of Appleby, Westmorland; has remains of Roman camp; in vicinity is Crackenthorpe Hall.

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

CRACKENTHORPE, a township, in the parish of Bongate, or St. Michael, Appleby, East ward and union, county of Westmorland, 2½ miles (N. W.) from Appleby; containing 104 inhabitants. At a place called Chapel-hill are the ruins of a chapel dedicated to St. Giles. On the road from this place to Kirkby-Thore, and southward of the ancient Roman road, are traces of a quadrilateral camp; and further on is a small outwork, named Maiden-hold.

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