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Plumbland, Cumbria

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Plumbland, Cumbria

Plumbland is a village and civil parish in the Allerdale District in the county of Cumbria. Situated towards the north west corner of the county, it is only a 2 mile journey to reach the outskirts of the Lake District National Park which is considered to be an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The parish includes the hamlets of Threapland, Parsonby and Arkleby.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY1538
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West

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

Plumbland, par. and vil., Cumberland - par., 2568 ac., pop. 650; vil., 6 miles NE. of Cockermouth; has a grammar school; limestone and coal are worked.

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