Descriptive gazetteer entries

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described South Cowton like this:

COWTON (South), a chapelry in Gilling parish, N. R. Yorkshire; between the Great North of England and the Richmond railways, 2¼ miles SW of Cowton r. station, and 7¼ NW by W of Northallerton. It includes the ville of Pepperhall; and its post town is East-Cowton, under Northallerton. Acres, 2, 136. Real property, £2, 099. Pop., 167. Houses, 28. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £53. Patron, the Vicar of Gilling. The church is goo...

d. Charities, £7.

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Travel writing

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