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Hauxwell  North Riding

 

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

HAUKSWELL, Hauxwell, or Hawkswell, two townships and a parish in Leyburn district, N. R. Yorkshire. The townships are E. H. and W. H.; and they lie 2¾ miles N of Constable-Burton r. station, and 4¼ NE of Leyburn. Acres, 2, 040. Real property, £2, 105. Pop., 98 and 58. Houses 28 and 6. ...


The parish contains also the townships of Garriston and Barden; and its post town is Bedale. Acres, 4, 030. Real property, £3, 397. Pop., 273. Houses, 59. The property is divided among a few. The manor, with Hankswell Hall, an ancient mansion, belongs to the Gales. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £295.* Patron, Miss Gale. The church is ancient but good; and has an embattled tower. The churchyard contains tombs of Knights Templar, and remains of a very ancient cross.

Hauxwell through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12860

Date accessed: 08th December 2019


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