Lanercost

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Lanercost
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Lanercost is located in Cumbria
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Lanercost shown within Cumbria
OS grid reference NY533638
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BRAMPTON
Postcode district CA8
Dialling code 016977
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
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CumbriaCoordinates: 54°57′58″N 2°41′53″W / 54.966°N 2.698°W / 54.966; -2.698

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[1] and its proximity to Hadrian's Wall.

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

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Media related to Lanercost at Wikimedia Commons