Lowther, Cumbria

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Model Village, Lowther - geograph.org.uk - 59691.jpg
Lowther Model Village
Lowther is located in Cumbria
Lowther shown within Cumbria
Population 465 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference NY5323
Civil parish
  • Lowther
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PENRITH
Postcode district CA10
Dialling code 01931
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
54°35′49″N 2°43′53″W / 54.5969°N 2.7314°W / 54.5969; -2.7314Coordinates: 54°35′49″N 2°43′53″W / 54.5969°N 2.7314°W / 54.5969; -2.7314

Lowther is a civil parish in Eden District, Cumbria. Within the parish are the settlements of Lowther Village, Newtown or Lowther Newtown, Hackthorpe, Whale and Melkinthorpe.

The parish council meets at the Lowther Parish Hall in Hackthorpe. Lowther Endowed Primary School is also at Hackthorpe.

Most of the land in the parish belongs to the Lowther family estates. The family seat of the Lowthers was formerly Lowther Castle which is now a ruin but set in spectacular parkland.

Hackthorpe once had its own magistrates court which is now part of the village's pub.

A large part of the parish is within the Lake District National Park.

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  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 20 June 2015.

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