Lanton, Northumberland

Lanton in Northumberland is a small settlement located by the River Glen about 4 miles north-west of Wooler and half a mile west of Coupland. The Lanton Monument on Lanton Hill is a prominent landmark, built by Alexander Davison in dedication to his brother, John Davison of Lanton, in 1827.

LANTON, a township, in the parish of Kirk-Newton, union of Glendale, W. division of Glendale ward, N. division of Northumberland, 5 miles (N.W. by W.) from Wooler; containing 83 inhabitants. It is situated on the north side of the Glen river, and also north of the road from Kirk-Newton to Wooler; the houses are few and scattered.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.

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Lanton Towers
- "The tower at Lanton, first mentioned in 1369, was destroyed in 1496 by James VI but later restored. By 1715 it was again in ruins (Bates 1891). The remains consist ...

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