New Yorkshire Gazetteer (1828) page 155
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dred acres of land, divided into nu-
merous farms.

Leven, E. R. (6) a parish and town-
ship in the wapentake of Holderness,
6§ miles N. E. from Beverley; in-
habitants, 658; a rectory, value 16/.
4d.; patron, Sir Wm. O. Penny-
man. A canal of great utility extends
from the river Hull to this village. The
parish contains the township of Hemp-
holme. Entire population, 751.

Leven Bridge, N. R. (2) a hamlet
in the township and parish of Hilton,
wapentake of Langbarugh, 3 miles E.
from Yarm. Here is a bridge over the
Leven, a small river, which runs into
the Tees.

Leven .Grove, N. R. (2). See

Leven, High, N. R. (2). See

Leventhorpe Hall, W. R. (5).
See Swillington.

Levington Castle, N. R. (2) a
township in the parish of Kirk Leving-
ton, wapentake of Langbarugh, 3 miles
S. E. from Yarm; inhabitants, 44.
The Castle Hill is supposed to have
been the site of a Danish fortification,
but no vestiges of any sort of building
are discernible.

Levisham, N. R. (3) a parish and
township in the wapentake of Pickering
Lythe, 6 miles N. from Pickering; in-
habitants, 152 ; a rectory, value
8s. \id.; patron, Mrs. Skelton.

Lew den, W. R. (8) a small ham-
let in the township of Worsbrough,
parish of Darfield, wapentake of Straf-
forth and Tickhill, 2§ miles S. from

Leyburn, N. R. (1) a township and
market town in the parish of Wensley,
wapentake of Hang West, 8 miles S.
from Richmond, 45 miles N. W. from
York, 235 from London ; inhabitants,
810; market, Friday; fairs, second
Fridays in February, May, October,
and December. This town consists
chiefly of an oblong square; it is plea-
santly situated amidst the neighbour-
hood of some picturesque and delight-
ful scenery; there is a remarkable
walk, called Leyburn Shawl, which
passes along the edge of a ridge of
rocks for two miles, which may be
called a magnificent natural terrace.

Leys, W. R. (4) a hamlet in the
township and parish of Bingley, wa-
pentake of Morley, 6 miles S. W. from

Lidgate, W. R. (8) a hamlet in the
township of Nether Hallam, parish of
Sheffield, wapentake of Strafforth and
3 miles W. from Sheffield.

Lidgate, or Lydiate, W. R. (7)
a hamlet in the township of Quick, pa-
rish of Rochdale, Lancashire, wapen-
take of Agbrigg, 5 miles S. from Dob-
cross ; here is a chapel of ease to

Lidget, W. R. (7) a hamlet in the
township of Lepton, parish of Kirk-
heaton, wapentake of Agbrigg, 4 miles
W. from Huddersfield.

Lightcliffe, W. R. (7) a hamlet
in the township of Hipperholme, parish
of Halifax, wapentake of Agbrigg,
miles E. from Halifax ; a chapelry to
Halifax. Here is New House, the seat
of William Priestley, Esq.

Light Ridge, W. R. (7) a ham-
let in the township and parish of Hud-
dersfield, wapentake .of Agbrigg, 2§
miles N. from Huddersfield.

Lillet, W.R. (7) a hamlet in the
township and parish of Kirkheaton,
wapentake of Agbrigg, 5 miles E. from

Killing, East and West, N.R.

(5) two villages which being united
form the township of Lillings Ambo, in
the parish of Sheriff Hutton, wapen-
take of Bulmer, 9 miles N. from York;
inhabitants, 208.

Limber Hill, N.R. (3) a small
hamlet in the township and parish of
Egton, wapentake of Langbarugh, 8
miles W. from Whitby.

Limley, W. R. (4) a small hamlet


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