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Cornriggs and Lanehead

Lanehead is a hamlet in County Durham, England.[1] It lies at the head of Weardale, approximately 2 km west of Cowshill. It is also located near to Killhope, and the border of the county Cumbria. In the 2001 census Lanehead had a population of 40.[2]

The primary industry in the area is farming, and the River Wear runs through the area. It is the first village encountered when entering County Durham from the West, from Alston.


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 87 Hexham & Haltwhistle (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2009. ISBN 9780319231678. 
  2. ^ "Wear Valley Settlement Summary Sheets" (PDF). Durham County Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 7, 2007. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 

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Coordinates: 54°46′N 2°14′W / 54.77°N 2.24°W / 54.77; -2.24