Bolton, Cumbria


Bolton is a village in Cumbria, located just over 3 miles north-west of Appleby-in-Westmorland and about 9 miles south-east of Penrith. The village includes a pub (New Crown Inn), All Saints Church (dating from the 12th century), Memorial Hall (village hall), Methodist Chapel, and Bolton Primary School. Bolton is situated by the by the River Eden and Bolton Bridge over the river here dates from 1870. Just over a mile south of the village are the remains of Bewley Castle, once the residence of the Bishops of Carlisle. 

Bolton is a village and civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England, about north west of Appleby-in-Westmorland, and on the River Eden. According to the census of 2001, it had a population of 416, increasing to 435 at the 2011 Census.

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Bolton has a pub called the Eden Vale Inn, two schools, a primary school called Bolton Primary School, a church called All Saints Church, and a Priory school called Eden Grove School which is now closed. Anthony Salvin designed Crossrigg Hall. Bewley Castle, a medieval residence of the bishops of Carlisle.

There is a story told that a castle servant named Marget Dawe once murdered a highwayman named Belted Will Scott, after he gained entrance to the castle dressed as a woman.

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The crossroads, Bolton

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Bolton Bridge over the River Eden

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All Saints Church, Bolton

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Bolton

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Defunct petrol pump, Bolton

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The chapel in Chapel Street, Bolton

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Bolton Methodist Church

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House on the main street in Bolton

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Village green, Bolton

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Village Pinfold, Bolton

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River Eden

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Angler's Cottage, Bolton

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Barn by the bridleway west of Bolton

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