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Monk Hall, Keswick
Monk Hall
locality:-   Keswick
civil parish:-   Keswick (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   building/s (built over) 
coordinates:-   NY26452408
1Km square:-   NY2624
10Km square:-   NY22
references:-   OS County Series

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 64 2) 
placename:-  Monk Hall
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   old text:- Clarke 1787
placename:-  Monks Hall
item:-  Furness Abbey
source data:-   Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, written and published by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787; published 1787-93.
image CL13P100, button  goto source
Page 100:-  "..."
"... Monks-Hall ... This estate belongs to Sir M. Le Fleming, Baronet, and takes its name from the circumstance of belonging formerly to the Monks of Furness Abbey in Lancashire. It was given to them, (with other lands in this neighbourhood,) by Godartus Dapifer, and was called a carucate of land. Godartus's heirs confirmed the gift, and paid, according to Nicholson and Burn, L.100, and five couples of hounds for a post-fine to King Henry II. At this hall the Monks had a Steward, and here the tenants used to pay their rents. It is now a small farm house, but there are vestiges of a moat and a square building."

evidence:-   old map:- Clarke 1787 map (Der) 
placename:-  Monk Hall
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of Derwentwater and its Environs, scale about 13 ins to 1 mile, by James Clarke, engraved by S J Neele, published by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland and in London etc, 1787.
item:-  private collection : 169
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evidence:-   old print:- Green 1822 (plate 28) 
placename:-  Monk Hall
item:-  pumpwater troughporchchimney
source data:-   Print, uncoloured soft ground etching, Monk Hall near Keswick, Cumberland, by William Green, Ambleside, Westmorland, 1822.
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Plate 28 in Forty Etchings from Nature. 
printed at bottom:-  "MONK HALL near KESWICK. / Etched from Nature by William Green, &Published at Ambleside, Feby. 1, 1822."
item:-  Armitt Library : A6644.28
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evidence:-   old map:- Ford 1839 map
placename:-  Monk Hall
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Lake District of Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by Charles Thurnam, Carlisle, and by R Groombridge, 5 Paternoster Row, London, 3rd edn 1843.
"Monk Hall"
item:-  JandMN : 100.1
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