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Irthington, Cumbria

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Irthington, Cumbria

Irthington is a village and civil parish within the City of Carlisle district in Cumbria, England, situated to the north-east of Carlisle Lake District Airport. Irthington derives its name from the nearby river Irthing. It lies close to, if not on, the line of the Roman Stanegate road which ran from Corbridge west to Carlisle Some of the building stone used in the south wall of the church chancel is thought to come from Hadrian's Wall which runs less than 1 km to the northwest of the village.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY4961
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West

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

Irthington, par. and vil., Cumberland, on river Irthing, 2½ m. NW. of Brampton, 7390 ac., pop. 853; P.O.

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