New Yorkshire Gazetteer (1828) page 100
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Gilling West, -7 miles W. from Ro-

Greenhead, W. R. (7). See Hud-

Greenhill, W. R. (4) a small
hamlet in the township and parish of
Bingley, wapentake of Skyrack, 1 mile
N. from Bingley. Greenhill Hall is the
seat of R. Hodgson, Esq.

Greenhouse, W. R. 8. See Don-

Greenhowe, N.R. (2) a town-
ship in the parish of Ingleby Green-
howe, wapentake of Langbarugh, 5
miles S. E. from Stokesley; inhabi-

Greenhowe Hill, W. R. (4) a
hamlet in the township of Dacre with
Bewerley, parish of Ripon, wapentake
of Claro,
5 miles W. from Pateley

Greenland, W.R. (8) a strag-
gling hamlet in the township of Cowick,
parish Of Snaith, wapentake of Osgold-
cross, 5 miles S. E. from Snaith.

Green Oak, E. R. (8) a hamlet in
the township of Bellasize, parish of
Eastrington, wapentake of Howden-
shire, 4 miles E. from Howden.

Greenside, W. R. (7) a small
hamlet in the township of Thurston-
land, parish of Kirkburton, wapentake
of Agbrigg, 5 miles S. E. from Hud-

Greenwich, E.R. (6) a hamlet in
the township and parish of Bishop
Wilton, division of Wilton Beacon, 9
miles N. from Market Weighton.

Greenwood, W. R. (7) a hamlet
in the township of Heptonstall, parish
of Halifax, wapentake of Morley, 9§
miles W. from Halifax. Here is the
seat of William Mitchell, Esq.

Greetland, W. R. (7) a township
with Elland, in the parish of Halifax,
wapentake of Morley, 4 miles S. from
Halifax; inhabitants, 5088. A large
portion of this hamlet consists of land
lately reclaimed from the moors. In
Camden’s time a votive altar was dug
up here, dedicated to the tutelar god of
the city of the Brigantes, of the date of
the Emperor Severus.

Greenside, W. R. (8) a hamlet in
the township and parish of Ecclesfield,
wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, 5
miles N. from Sheffield.

Greta Bridge, N.R. (1) a ham-
let in the township and parish of Brig-
nall, wapentake of Gilling West, 12
miles N„ W. from Richmond. This is
a small village, which takes its name
from a bridge with one arch over the
Greta; the river takes its rise in Stain-
moor Forest, and falls into the Tees
near this place; on each side of the
bridge is a commodious posting inn,
and vestiges of a Roman camp are here

Grewelthorpe, W. R. (5) a
township in the parish of Kirkby Mal-
zeard, wapentake of Claro,
8 miles
N. W. from Ripon; inhabitants, 527.
In this township are the celebrated
pleasure grounds of Hackfall, belong-
ing to Mrs. Lawrence of Studley. In
a secluded and romantic valley, a rivu-
let runs into a deep woody glen, and
forms several small lakes and pleasing
cascades; it then precipitously joins the
Ure, rushing over the rocky obstruct
tions which oppose its passage; the
sides of the surrounding cliffs are
fringed with the finest wood, except in
such places where the naked scars con-
tribute to vary and improve the effect;
from some points the scenery is truly
American, seemingly untouched by the
hand of man; in others, glimpses of a
highly cultivated country unexpectedly
burst forth. From the lofty site of an
artificial ruin, called Mowbray Castle,
a vast extent of prospeet presents itself,
enriched with meadows, groves, farms,
and villages, and adorned with spires
and towers, the whole backed by the
Hambleton Hills, and the mountain of
Roseberry Topping at the distance of
forty-five miles. “ In this enchanting
spot/’ says Mr. Gilpin, “ nature hath


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