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Stanlow Abbey

Cistercian monks built an Abbey at Stanlow near the modern Port Sunlight.

Wikipedia gives some information at and gives the date of 1178 when it was founded. This conflicts with local dating of Deane Church as being founded in 1111 and the date of the mother church of Eccles. More research is needed.

A forum at makes some interesting reading.