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Skirwith is a village in the English county of Cumbria. Skirwith is seven miles from Penrith in a generally north-easterly direction, on a minor road about a mile from Blencarn. Just to the south are remains of a priory, now incorporated in farm buildings. Notable residents of Skirwith include the Franciscan John Bradburne.
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Skirwith, Cumbria in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Skirwith, township, Kirkland par., Cumberland, 8 miles E. of Penrith, 5249 ac., pop. 276; contains Skirwith Abbey, seat.
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