Scruton  North Riding


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

SCRUTON, a village and a parish in Bedale district, N. R. Yorkshire. The village stands near the North-allerton and Leyburn railway, 3½ miles N E of Bedale; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Bedale. The parish comprises 2,066 acres. Real property, £4, 194. Pop., 408. Houses, 96. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £550.* Patron, H. Coore, Esq. The church is ancient, and was recently restored. There are a national school, and charities £17.

Scruton through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Scruton, in Hambleton and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th August 2022

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