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placename:- Bennethead
parish Matterdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
locality
coordinates:- NY44142385
10Km square:- NY42

1Km square NY4423

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 25:-
...
Benethead-Banks, and Benethead-Villages, have undoubtedly taken their names from this monastery [suggested religious house on Dunmallard Hill], as lying at the upper end of its territories. ...

placename:- Benethead Villages
date:- 1787
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

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