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Allonby, Cumbria

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Allonby, Cumbria

Allonby is a village on the coast of the Allerdale district in Cumbria, England. The village is on the B5300 road five miles (8 km) north of Maryport and eight miles (13 km) south of Silloth. The village overlooks Allonby Bay in the Solway Firth. The area is within the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), and the historic county of Cumberland.
Post townMaryport
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY0843
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West

Allonby, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Allonby, ecclesiastical district and seaport vil., West Newton and Allonby township, Bromfield par., Cumberland, on Allonby Bay, 6 miles NE. of Maryport, pop. 542; P.O. It is a sea-bathing resort, and was the birthplace of Joseph Huddart, the hydrographer (1741-1816).

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