Lanercost

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Lanercost
Cumberland
Crossroad at Lanercost - geograph.org.uk - 2184779.jpg
Lanercost
Location
Grid reference: NY554637
Location: 54°58’0"N, 2°41’51"W
Data
Post town: Carlisle
Postcode: CA8
Local Government
Council: Carlisle
Parliamentary
constituency:
Carlisle

Lanercost is a village in the northern part of Cumberland. The settlement is in the civil parish of Burtholme.

Lanercost is known for the presence of Lanercost Priory[1] and its proximity to Hadrian's Wall.

History

Lanercost Priory was founded in 1165[2] as an Augustinian house of canons.

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References

  1. Lanercost Priory - English Heritage
  2. Lanercost Priory - Britain Express