New Yorkshire Gazetteer (1828) page 144
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Ing is a small chapel of great beauty,
with a window of painted glass, repre-
senting the offering of the Magi at the
nativity of Christ; in the hospital is a
valuable library. In addition to the
hospital, Sir William Turner left by
will 5000/., for founding a grammar
school, which was erected in 1709, by
Cholmley Turner, Esq., and is a hand-
some building, but the benevolent pur-
pose for which it was intended has been
discontinued nearly thirty years.

Kirklees Hall, W. R. (7). See

Kirk Levington, N. R. (2) a pa-
rish and township in the wapentake of
Langbarugh, 2 miles S. from Yarm;
inhabitants, 282; a perpetual curacy;
patron, the Archbishop of York. This
parish contains the townships of Leving-
ton Castle, Pickton, and Worsal. En-
tire population, 637.

Kirklington, N. R. (2) a parish
and township in the wapentake of Hal-
likeld, 6 miles S. E. from Bedale; in-
habitants, 337; a rectory, value
7s. 3%d.; patron, Lady Ormond. The
parish contains the townships of Sut-
ton and East Tanfield. Entire popu-
lation, 491.

Kirk Sandal, W. R„ (8). See
Sandal Kirk.

Kirk Smeaton, W. R. (8). See
Smeaton Kirk.

Kirkstall, W. R. (5) a liamjet in
the township of Headingley, parish of
Leeds, wapentake of Skyrack, 3 miles
N. W. from Leeds. The ruins of Kirk-
stall Abbey are amongst the most cele-
brated in the kingdom, whether con-
sidered as a feature in landscape, or as
a specimen of architecture: this monas-
tery, seated in a fertile vale, on the banks
of a fine river, the Aire, always calm and
clear, except in floods, and surrounded
by pleasant hills and woods, does in-
finite justice to the taste of its foun-
der, Henry de Lacy, who, in the reign
of King Stephen, 1147, endowed this
abbey for monks of the Cistercian or-
der. "The church is in the form of
a cross, and had a lofty tower, the up-
per part of which appears to be of the
age of Henry VII.; in 1779 two of
its sides, with a part of the third, fell
down, which accident has added to the
picturesque effect of the ruins; a large
part of the cloisters, the dormitory,
the refectory, and the chapter-house,
still remain, and their walls are covered
with a profusion of ivy.
This abbey,”
says Dr. Whitaker, “ as a subject of
monastic history, has been exhausted
by the labours of Dugdale; antiquaries
are familiarly acquainted with the cir-
cumstances of its early discipline, the
ruin of its revenues, and the assistance
by which they were restored; drafts-
men and landscape painters, good and
bad, have done their parts to delight
or glut the public taste with this en-
chanting ruin; and the acutest curiosity
might almost look in vain for a point
which has not been represented.”

Kirkthorpe, W. R. (8) a hamlet
in the township and parish of War in-
field, wapentake of Agbrigg, 3 miles
E. from Wakefield.

Knapton, (5) a township in the pa-
rish of Acomb, in the Ainsty, 2§ miles
W. from York ; inhabitants, 137.

Knapton, E. R. (6) a township in
the parish of Winteringham, wapentake
of Buckrose, 7 miles N. W. from Sled-
mere ; inhabitants, 206; a perpetual
curacy; patron, James Tindall, Esq.
who has a seat here, called Knapton

Knaresborough, W. R. (5) a
borough, market town, parish, and
township, in the wapentake of ClarO,
7 miles S. W. from Boroughbridge,
18 W.
N. W. from York, 202 from
London ; inhabitants, 5283 ; a vicar-
age, value 9/. 9s.
4\d.; patron, the
Earl of Rosslyn; market, Wednes-
day ; fairs, January 13, ’ first Wed-
nesday after March 12, May 6, first
Wednesday after Aug. 12, first Tues-
day after October 11, Wednesday be-


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