Lanehead, County Durham


Lanehead is a village in County Durham, located by Killhope Burn, near the top of Weardale, and close to the county border with Cumbria. Most of the buildings lie beside School Hill (part of the A689 road), including a former Primitive Methodist Church (now a house). Lanehead lies within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A mile and a half north-west on the A689 is the Killhope North of England Lead Mining Museum. Lanehead is about 9 miles east of Stanhope and 23 miles north-west of Bishop Aukland

Lanehead is a hamlet in County Durham, England. 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.

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.

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Lanehead from Croft House

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School Hill

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Lanehead

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A689 entering Lanehead

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Old Lanehead schoolhouse

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Old Lanehead chapel

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Heathery Cleugh Bridge, Lanehead

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War Memorial, Cowshill
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War Memorial, Cowshill
- Overview Map Street View The War Memorial at Cowshill in Upper Weardale was unveiled on the 27th of May 1922, by Lt-Col KJW Leather, of the 20th Battalion Durham Light ...

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