Bolton, Westmorland

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All Saints Church, Bolton
Grid reference: NY638233
Location: 54°36’14"N, 2°33’40"W
Population: 435  (2011)
Post town: Appleby in Westmorland
Postcode: CA16
Dialling code: 01768
Local Government
Council: Eden
Penrith and the Border

Bolton is a village in Westmorland, about four miles north-west of the county's pocket-sized county town, Appleby-in-Westmorland. Like Appleby, it is in the Eden Valley, on the River Eden.

At the 2001 census, the village had a recorded population of 416, increasing to 435 at the 2011 Census.

Anthony Salvin designed Crossrigg Hall.[1]

About the village

The parish church, All Saints Church, stands in the heart of the village. It is a twelfth century church with later additions,[2] notably a gabled 18th century south porch. It underwent a Victorian restoration in 1848. Today the church is grade II listed.[3]

Bolton has a pub, the Eden Vale Inn, and two schools.

Outside links

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