Croglin

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Croglin


Croglin is a small village located in the Eden District of Cumbria, England. It is known for its rich history and the infamous Croglin Grange Vampire story.

History[edit | edit source]

Croglin has a rich history dating back to the Roman times. The village is located near the Roman road that connected Carlisle to Corbridge. The village was mentioned in the Domesday Book as one of the manors belonging to Gilles Bueth.

Croglin Grange Vampire[edit | edit source]

One of the most famous stories associated with Croglin is the tale of the Croglin Grange Vampire. The story was first published by Augustus Hare in his book "The Story of My Life" in the late 19th century. According to the tale, a vampire creature terrorized the residents of Croglin Grange, a farmhouse in the village.

Geography[edit | edit source]

Croglin is located in the Eden Valley, between the Pennine Hills and the Lake District. The village is surrounded by farmland and is crossed by the Croglin Water, a small river that flows into the River Eden.

Demographics[edit | edit source]

The population of Croglin is small, with less than 100 residents. The village is primarily made up of families and retirees, with a small number of young professionals.

Local Amenities[edit | edit source]

Croglin has a village hall, a church, and a pub. The nearest schools and shops are located in the nearby towns of Brampton and Carlisle.

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