Irthington

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Irthington
The church at Irthington. - geograph.org.uk - 128070.jpg
St Kentigern's Church
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
List of places
UK
England
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 (Coria[disambiguation needed]) west to Carlisle (Luguvalium)

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.

Coordinates: 54°56′46″N 2°47′06″W / 54.946°N 2.785°W / 54.946; -2.785