Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'City of Carlisle': City status in the United Kingdom Cumbria Local government in England Non-metropolitan district Brampton, Carlisle, Cumbria Carlisle, Cumbria Dalston, Cumbria Longtown, Cumbria Scotby Wetheral List of English districts by area Rural area Border Rural District County Borough of Carlisle Cumberland Local Government Act 1972 Merger (politics) Allerdale Eden, Cumbria Scotland Northumberland Hadrian's Wall Roman Britain Britons (historical) Danes (Germanic tribe) Southern Uplands William II of England Carlisle Castle Carlisle Cathedral Border town River Eden, Cumbria A74(M) and M74 motorways M6 motorway Scottish Lowlands Administrative counties of England County borough County council Local Government Act 1888 Local Government Act 1894 Municipal borough Rural district Urban district Districts of England Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England Redcliffe–Maud Report Non-metropolitan county Local government United Kingdom local elections, 1973 The Times House of Commons of the United Kingdom