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STAINTON, a township, in the parish of Dacre, union of Penrith, Leath ward, E. division of Cumberland, 2¾ miles (S. W. by W.) from the town of Penrith; containing 305 inhabitants. The tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1772.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.