Penrith

A prominent town in the 9C and 10C, this quaint market town retains a lot of its charm, great pubs, and several historic landmarks.

Penrith is a market town in the county of Cumbria, England. Penrith lies at the boundaries of the Lake District National Park. The main church is St. Andrew's, built from 1720 to 1722 in an imposing Grecian style, abutting an earlier 13th-century tower. The churchyard has some ancient crosses and hogback tombstones in it known now as "Giant's Grave", and "Giant's Thumb" which is the remains of a Norse cross dated to 920 AD. The ruins of Penrith Castle (14th-16th century) can be seen from the adjacent railway station. To the south-east of the town are the ruins of Brougham Castle. To the south of the town are the ancient henge sites known as Mayburgh Henge and King Arthur's Round Table.
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