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Catterick Town Information

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This delightful town with its tinkling brook and pretty church is best known for its military camp established before the First World War at the suggestion of Lord Baden-Powell. blank image

Catterick Village Photo © Oliver Dixon
Catterick Village - Photo: Oliver Dixon CCL

St. Annes Church Catterick Photo © Alison Stamp
St. Annes Church Catterick -
Photo: Alison Stamp CCL

blank image Nearby are the remains of another army camp – the Roman’s Cataractonium, proving it had previously witnessed war.

Indeed, during the 7th century a band of British warriors were decimated at the Battle of Catterick by Anglo-Saxons.