Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for STONYHURST

STONYHURST, a Roman Catholic college in Mitton parish, Lancashire; near the boundary with Yorkshire, 4 miles SW of Clitheroe. It was established in 1794; it includes the old seat of the Sherbonrnes, built in 1594-6; it has a new Tudor front, 300 feet long, built in 1810; and it comprises class-rooms, library, museum, and an adjoining church built in 1835.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a Roman Catholic college"   (ADL Feature Type: "educational facilities")
Administrative units: Mitton AP/CP       Lancashire AncC
Place: Stonyhurst

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