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Anthorn, Cumbria

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Anthorn, Cumbria

Anthorn is a village in Cumbria, England. It is situated on the south side of the Solway Firth, on the Wampool estuary, about thirteen miles west of Carlisle. It is the location of the Anthorn radio station, broadcasting specialised low frequency signals for timekeeping and navigation.
Post townWigton
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY1958
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code016973
Population235 (2001 census)

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