"MONYASH, a township and chapelry in the parish of Bakewell, hundred of High Peak, county Derby, four miles S.W. of Bakewell, its post town, and seven W. of the Rowsley station. The village, which is small, is situated in a hollow near the source of the river Lathkill, and near the High Peak railway. It was formerly a market town, and is mentioned in Domesday Survey as being a place of penal settlement for ill-behaved monks."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin HINSON ©2003]
There is an 1831 description of the parish at the Wishful Thinking website maintained by Rosemary LOCKIE.
The parish is 8 miles south of Buxton, 5 miles north-west of Bakewell and has its own Website.
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