Lanehead

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Lanehead
Cornriggs and Lanehead.jpg
Cornriggs and Lanehead
Lanehead is located in County Durham
Lanehead
Lanehead
Location within County Durham
Population40 (2001 census)
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
List of places
UK
England
County Durham
Coordinates: 54°46′N 2°14′W / 54.77°N 2.24°W / 54.77; -2.24

Lanehead is a hamlet in County Durham, England.[1] It lies at the head of Weardale, approximately 2 km west of Cowshill. It is also located near to Killhope, and the boundary of the county of Cumbria. In the 2001 census Lanehead had a population of 40.[2]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 87 Hexham & Haltwhistle (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2009. ISBN 9780319231678.
  2. ^ "Wear Valley Settlement Summary Sheets" (PDF). Durham County Council. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 October 2007. Retrieved 14 October 2016.

External links[edit]

Media related to Lanehead, County Durham at Wikimedia Commons