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Hutton in the Forest, Cumberland

Historical Description

Hutton-in-the-Forest, a village and a parish in Cumberland. The parish lies in Inglewood Forest, near the river Petterill and the Lancaster and Carlisle railway, 3 miles NW of Plumpton station on the L. & N.W.R., and 6 NW by N of Penrith. It comprises also New Eent. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Penrith. Acreage, 2462; population, 226. The manor belonged anciently to the Buttons; and, with Hutton Hall, belongs now to the Vane family. Traces existed of an ancient fortification called Collinson Castle. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Carlisle; net value, £110 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Carlisle. There is a Wesleyan chapel at Hutton End.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCumberland 
Ecclesiastical parishHutton-In-The-Forest St. James 
Poor Law unionPenrith 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hutton in the Forest from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cumberland is available to browse.


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Villages, Hamlets, &c

Thomas Close

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cumberland, 1615 is available on the Heraldry page.