Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for LEAVENING

LEAVENING, a village and a township in Acklam parish, E. R. Yorkshire. The village stands at the W foot of the Wolds, 6 miles SSW of New Malton; and has a post office under York. The township comprises 1, 110 acres. Real property, £2, 052. Pop., 408. Houses, 102. The manor belongs to Lord Middleton. Much of the land is disposed in market gardens. There are a chapel of ease, and chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists; and the chapel of ease is used also as a schoolhouse.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village and a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Yorkshire AncC
Place: Leavening

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