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Lanercost, Cumbria

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Lanercost, Cumbria

Lanercost is a village in the northern part of Cumbria, England. The settlement is in the civil parish of Burtholme, in the City of Carlisle local government district. Lanercost is known for the presence of Lanercost Priory and its proximity to Hadrian's Wall.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY5563
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCumbria
 

Other names by which Lanercost, Cumbria has been known in the past

Abbey Lanercost

Lanercost, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Lanercost (or Abbey Lanercost), par., Cumberland, on rivers Irthing and Kingwater and Roman Wall, 2½ miles NE. of Brampton, 38,185 ac. (209 water), pop. 1272; the church is a portion of priory founded in 1169; in the par. is the seat of Lanercost Abbey.

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