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There was suggested.
place:- priory, Monk Coniston
locality:- Monk Coniston
parish Coniston parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
religious house; priory
coordinates:- SD318982
10Km square:- SD39
References Clarke 1787

1Km square SD3198

old text:- Clarke 1787

Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787 and 1789; and Plans of the Lakes ... 1793.
Page 146:-
...
Near the height of this Lake [Coniston Water] stood a priory of Cistercian Monks, founded by William Pennington, which at the dissolution was valued at 124l. 2s.1 d. the remains of which are yet to be seen. ...
person:- : Cistercian Order
person:- : Pennington, William
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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