Bothel, Cumbria

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Bothel
Location within Cumbria
OS grid reference NY184383
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WIGTON
Postcode district CA7
Dialling code 01697
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54°43′59″N3°15′58″W / 54.733°N 3.266°W / 54.733; -3.266 Coordinates: 54°43′59″N3°15′58″W / 54.733°N 3.266°W / 54.733; -3.266

Bothel is a small village in Cumbria, England, historically within Cumberland. The village has a public house, and a primary school.

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Location

It is situated just off the main A595 road, 18 miles (29 km) from Carlisle, 12.6 mi (20 km) from Keswick and 7 miles (11 km) from Cockermouth.

The village is just outside the boundary of the Lake District National Park. The A591 road terminates just outside the village, linking Bothel to Bassenthwaite Lake and Keswick.

Governance

The village is in the parliamentary constituency of Workington, Mark Jenkinson, Conservatives, is the Member of parliament.

For Local Government purposes it is in the Aspatria Ward of Allerdale Borough Council and the Bothel and Wharrels Ward of Cumbria County Council.

The village also has its own Parish Council jointly with nearby Threapland; Bothel & Threapland Parish Council. [1]

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References

  1. "Bothel & Threapland Parish Council".