Wanthwaite  Cumberland


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Wanthwaite like this:

Wanthwaite, hamlet, 1 mile S. of Threlkeld sta., Cumberland; Wanthwaite Bridge here crosses St John's Beck; Wanthwaite Crags, ¾ mile SE. of the hamlet, are very picturesque.

Additional information about this locality is available for Castlerigg

Wanthwaite through time

Wanthwaite is now part of Allerdale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Allerdale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Wanthwaite itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wanthwaite, in Allerdale and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 12th December 2019

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