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Oasis of Peace

On the way back from Hadrian's Wall we passed though the village of Lanercost and couldn't help but... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2015
Good jam and marmalde for sale for funds

This church is worth it just to see the piece of embroidery at the back of the altar designed by... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2015
Durham, United Kingdom
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Lanercost Priory, Lanercost, Brampton, England
+44 16977 2478
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

On the way back from Hadrian's Wall we passed though the village of Lanercost and couldn't help but notice an imposing apparently derelict building through the trees. After about a mile an imposing entrance and a clutch of contemporary buildings appeared. It declared itself to...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2015

This church is worth it just to see the piece of embroidery at the back of the altar designed by Morris. It was also a good idea to have the boards which showed the history, how it was cleaned and restored and illustrated the detail...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2015

Attended a Sunday morning service, which on this occasion had an African theme. It was very interesting, thought-provoking and well planned. The vicar and members of the congregation were welcoming and we enjoyed drinks and cakes with them after the service.

Thank JeJo44
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I love history & art work and this church doesn't disappoint. A must stop if visiting the priory. Its free, but they want donations.

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Reviewed 4 August 2015

Visited on a damp autumn day. Issued with a short guide leaflet on entry with about a dozen things to look out for while wandering around the church. Lovely stained glass and arts & crafts work. Bought a couple of jars of preserves from the...More

Thank SP010
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Beautiful church with lots of history. Set in lovely Lanercost. There were even local jams and crafts to buy. Love the honesty box!

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Reviewed 30 July 2015

We came to visit the church and the priory together. The church itself is a beautiful, historical building with a very friendly attendant.

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 23 July 2015

In part of the restore Lanercost Priory which dates back to 1166 lovely tapestry behind the alter designed by William Morris and recently restored. There is also details of how the restoration was carried out

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Reviewed 20 July 2015

I did not find this church as interesting as the priory ruins. However, I would recommend visiitng for the stained glass windows (designed by Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris), the "Arts and Crafts" furnishings (Anthony Salvin and Charles Ferguson) and the exterior.

Thank Essbee53
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Part of the Lanercost Priory, this is a local Parish church. I attended a special Eucharist service there to mark the start of the Lanercost Music Festival. Wonderful singing from the congregation and the choir. Everyone made me feel very welcome.

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