New Yorkshire Gazetteer (1828) page 54
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But the junction of the waters, however,
is not exactly in this parish. Castle-
ford was a Roman station, called by
Antoninus, Legeolium ; and here many
coins and other antiquities have occa-
sionally been dug up. A peculiar re-
gulation of the payment of tythes was
settled by act of parliament; the rector
receives 28 quarts of wheat for eveiy
pound sterling paid by the tenant to his
landlord on arable land, and
20 quarts
for every two pounds rent on grass
land. This parish contains the town-
ship of Houghton. Entire popula-
tion, 1434.

Castle Hill, E. R. (6) a hamlet
in the township and parish of Sutton,
wapentake of Holderness, 4 miles N.E.
from Hull. Tradition reports the exist-
ence of a castle in this place, but not a
vestige of it remains.

Castle Holmes, E.R. (6) a ham-
let in the township and parish of Low-
thorpe, wapentake of Dickering, 5 miles
N. E. from Driffield.

Castle Houses, W. R. (7) a ham-
let in the township and parish of Al-
mondbury, wapentake of Agbrigg, 2§
miles S. from Huddersfield.

Castle Howard, N. R. (5). See

Castle Shaw, W.R. (7) a hamlet
in the township of Quick, but in the
parish of Rochdale, Lancashire, wa-
pentake of Agbrigg, 2§ miles N. from

Castleton, N. R. (2) a hamlet in
the township and parish of Danby, wa-
pentake of Langbarugh, 9 miles S. E.
from Guisborough. This place is situ-
ated on a small eminence, surrounded
by the Cleveland Moors. Some small
vestiges of an ancient castle yet remain,
but its origin and date have not been

Casi ley, W. R. (5) a township in
the parish of Leatliley, wapentake of
Claro, 5 miles E. from Otley. Inhabi-

Catcliffe, W. R. (8) a township
in the parish of Rotherham, wapentake
of Strafforth and Tickhill, 3 miles S.
from Rotherham ; inhabitants, 202.

Catfoss, E. R. (6) a township in
the parish of Sigglethorne, wapentake
of Holderness, 9£ miles N. E. from
Beverley; inhabitants, 49. This is a
small and pleasant village, seated on
an eminence.

Catherine Slack, W. R. (7) a ham-
let iu the township of North Owram,
parish of Halifax, wapentake of Ag-
brigg, 3£ miles N. from Halifax. Here
is Catherine House, the seat of Michael
Stocks, Esq.

Cat Hill, W. R. (8) a hamlet in
the township of Hoyland Swaine, parish
of Silkstone, wapentake of Staincross,
2 miles N. frdm Penistone.

Cattel, W. R. (5) a township in
the parish of Hunsingore* wapentake
of Claro, 7 miles S. E. from Knares-
borough; inhabitants, 207.

Catterick, N. R. (2) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Hang
East, 5 miles S. E. from Richmond;
inhabitants, 561; a vicarage, value
2s. ■!</.; patron, the King. This
is a place of great antiquity; a Roman
station, called Cataracton, has left its
name to the present village, but the
site of the Roman town was, probably,
somewhat nearer the river Swale: it
was totally destroyed by the Danes,
about the year 766. Catterick has a
grammar school, founded by Mr. Sid-
dal, vicar of the place, in 1645. Here
also is an hospital for six poor wi-
dows. The church is supposed, by Dr.
Whitaker, to be the mother church of
South Richmondshire, as Gilling is of
the northern part: the present spacious
structure was built in the reign of Henry
V.; and the very curious original con-
tract, in English, for building the
church, regularly executed upon parch-
ment, between Dame Katherine Burgh
and her son William, on the one part,
donors; and on the other, Richard of
Cracall, mason, is nowin the possession


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