Plumbland

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Plumbland
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Plumbland
Location within Cumbria
Population341 (2011) [1]
OS grid reference NY149391
Civil parish
  • Plumbland
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WIGTON
Postcode district CA7
Dialling code 016973
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Cumbria
54°44′24″N3°19′16″W / 54.740°N 3.321°W / 54.740; -3.321 Coordinates: 54°44′24″N3°19′16″W / 54.740°N 3.321°W / 54.740; -3.321

Plumbland is a village and civil parish in the Allerdale district in the county of Cumbria, England. Situated towards the north west corner of the county, it is only a 2-mile journey to reach the outskirts of the Lake District National Park which is considered to be an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The parish includes the hamlets of Threapland, Parsonby and Arkleby.

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Governance

Plumbland, is part of the Workington constituency of the UK parliament. The current Member of Parliament is Mark Jenkinson, a member of the Conservative Party. 2019 marks only the second time since the Second World War that a Conservative has been elected for Workington, the first being at the 1976 by-election. [2]

For Local Government purposes it is in the Aspatria Ward of Allerdale Borough Council and the Bothel and Wharrels Ward of Cumbria County Council.

The village also has its own Parish Council jointly with nearby Parsonby; Plumbland Parish Council Parish Council. [3]

For the European Parliament residents in Plumbland vote to elect MEP's for the North West England constituency.

See also

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Siddick A village near Workington, England

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References

  1. "Parish population 2011" . Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  2. "A vision of Britain website – general elections section" . Retrieved 27 April 2012.
  3. "Plumbland Parish Council".

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