In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Santon like this:
Santon.-- hamlet, Irton par., Cumberland, on river Irt, 4½ miles NE. of Ravenglass; the river is here crossed by Santon Bridge, where there is an inn. See IRTON, SANTON AND MELTHWAITE.
Additional information about this locality is available for Irton
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Santon has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Copeland. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Santon and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Santon, in Copeland and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd May 2013
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