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Kelleth is a small village in Cumbria, England, containing around a dozen houses and a toy factory.[1] It is approximately 19 miles (31 km) from Penrith. It is in the Lune Valley, is situated next to the River Lune and is at an altitude of 750 ft (230 m). The oldest houses in the village date as far back as the 17th century.

Kelleth
View of Kelleth.jpg
View of Kelleth from the main road
Kelleth is located in Cumbria
Kelleth
Kelleth
Location within Cumbria
OS grid referenceNY660052
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPENRITH
Postcode districtCA10
Dialling code015396
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°26′28″N 2°31′26″W / 54.441°N 2.524°W / 54.441; -2.524Coordinates: 54°26′28″N 2°31′26″W / 54.441°N 2.524°W / 54.441; -2.524

The village has previously gone by the names "Kellath" and "Kellathe".[2]

Geography and Land UseEdit

Kelleth is a rural village and much of the land (more than 50%) is used for farming.

Situated on the outskirts of the village are 3 disused limekilns.[3]

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External linksEdit

  Media related to Kelleth at Wikimedia Commons