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This article is about the village in Cumbria, England. For the American geographer (1899–1963), see C. W. Thornthwaite.

Coordinates: 54°37′05″N 3°12′14″W / 54.618133°N 3.203974°W / 54.618133; -3.203974

OS grid reference NY222254
Civil parish Above Derwent
District Allerdale
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Workington
List of places

Thornthwaite is a village in Cumbria, England. It is just off the A66 road, south of Bassenthwaite Lake and within the Lake District National Park. It is 3.5 miles (5.6 km) by road from Keswick.[1][2]

For administrative purposes, Thornthwaite lies within the civil parish of Above Derwent, the district of Allerdale, and the county of Cumbria. It is within the Workington constituency of the United Kingdom Parliament, and the North West England constituency of the European Parliament.[1]


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