Lanercost, near the town of Brampton, is an Augustinian foundation of about 1169. Set in fields next to the River Irthing, it is relatively well preserved, the priory nave being still in use as the parish church.
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Lanercost Priory, Cumberland *
13 August 1983
* In 1974 Cumberland merged with the
adjacent county of Westmoreland to form Cumbria
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