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Lowther, Cumbria

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Population  465 (2011)
Civil parish  Lowther
Country  England
Local time  Tuesday 7:45 AM
District  Eden District
UK parliament constituency  Penrith and The Border
OS grid reference  NY5323
Region  North West
Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Shire county  Cumbria
Dialling code  01931
Lowther, Cumbria
Weather  9°C, Wind SW at 32 km/h, 91% Humidity

Lowther is a civil parish in Eden District, Cumbria. Within the parish are the settlements of Lowther Village, Newtown or Lowther Newtown, Hackthorpe, Whale and Melkinthorpe.

Map of Lowther, Penrith, UK

The parish council meets at the Lowther Parish Hall in Hackthorpe. Lowther Endowed Primary School is also at Hackthorpe.

Most of the land in the parish belongs to the Lowther family estates. The family seat of the Lowthers was formerly Lowther Castle which is now a ruin but set in spectacular parkland.

Hackthorpe once had its own magistrates court which is now part of the village's pub.

A large part of the parish is within the Lake District National Park.

References

Lowther, Cumbria Wikipedia


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