Place:


Newby  West Riding

 

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

NEWBY-WITH-MULWITH, a township in Ripon parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the river Ure, 3 miles S Eby S of Ripon. Acres, 700. Real property, £1, 512. Pop., 60. Houses, 13. Newby Hall here belonged formerly to the Weddels and the Robinsons; was built in 1705, by Sir Edward Blacket, after designs by Sir Christopher Wren; belongs now to the Earl of Ripon; and contains a drawing-room 40 feet by 26 hung with Gobeline tapestry, a fine gallery of marbles, busts, and articles of vertu, and a collection of portraits and pictures by Reynolds and other masters.

Newby through time

Newby is now part of Harrogate district. Click here for graphs and data of how Harrogate has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Newby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Newby, in Harrogate and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13801

Date accessed: 17th August 2022


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