Colton

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Colton
Population765 
District
  • South Lakeland
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria

Colton is a village and civil parish in South Lakeland, Cumbria, England. In 2001 there were 765 people living in Colton.[1] In 1202 it was called Coleton, which was the Old English name for village.[2] It is built beside a small stream called Colton Beck.[2] The Church of Holy Trinity was built in 1578 and listed by English Heritage as a Grade 2 building.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Neighbourhood Statistics
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Colton, Cumbria". thecumbriadirectory.com. 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2012.
  3. "Church of Holy Trinity - Colton". britishlistedbuildings.co.uk. 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2012.