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Matterdale

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Population  483 (2011)
Civil parish  Matterdale
Country  England
Shire county  Cumbria
Dialling code  01768
OS grid reference  NY4322
Region  North West
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
District  Eden District
UK parliament constituency  Penrith and The Border
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Matterdale is a civil parish in the Eden District of Cumbria, England. It has a population of 526, reducing to 483 at the 2011 Census.

Contents

Map of Matterdale, Penrith, UK

It is the setting for James Rebank's 2015 autobiographical book The Shepherd's Life.

Etymology

Matterdale "is probably 'the valley where bedstraw grows' from ON 'maðra' (the cognate of OE 'mæddre') and ON 'dalr'..." (ON=Old Norse; OE=Old English).

References

Matterdale Wikipedia


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