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cannot be considered as handsomely
built; the church and castle are the
most conspicuous objects ; the former
which is a spacious and handsome
structure, with a lofty and beautiful
tower, seems to be of the age of Ed-
ward III. Of the castle, little remains
but the elevated mound on which the
circular keep formerly stood, with the
ditch and part of some walls ; an an-
cient gateway, forming the entrance to
the western side, is the most curious
part of the ruins; the northern part of
the structure, with modern repairs and
additions, is the seat of the Hon.
Frederick Lumley; a great part of the
ground within the walls, is converted
into gardens and shrubberies, and the
steep declivity of the mount has been
planted with much taste; some noble
trees which skirt the ditch and wall,
give the site a very interesting appear-
ance. From the similarity of sound of
Tickhill with Tichel, the Dutch word
signifying a brick, it has been idly sup-
posed that this fortress was built with
that material, but a Norman castle was
always constructed with stone, and the
art of brickmaking seems to have been
lost in this country at the departure of
the Romans, and was not revived till
the age of Richard II. Tickhill castle
was probably built by Roger de Busli,
one of the Conqueror’s followers : it
was accounted of such dignity, that all
the manors hereabouts pertaining to
it, were styled the honour of Tickhill.
In the civil wars, this castle was gar-
risoned by the King’s troops, but it
stood only two days after the battle of
Marston Moor, when Major Monck-
ton surrendered it to the parliamen-
tary force, it being much better sup-
plied with provisions than with military
stores : this fortress was presently dis-
mantled, by order of Parliament, who
seem to have had as great an antipathy
to castles as Henry VIII. had to monas-
teries : it is at present in lease fromirhe
crown to the Earl of Scarborough. A
little below the town, are some small
remains of a priory of Augustine friars,
now occupied as a farm house. The
environs of Tickhill are pleasant, and
the soil generally fertile, hut the wheat,
from some unknown cause, is liable to
mildew. The principal trade of the
place is malting. Tickhill gave birth to
Dr. Ezreel Tong, the associate of that
intolerable villain, Titus Oates, in the
fabrication of the popish plot, 1678.
Near the town is Eastfield, the seat of
E. E. Laughton, Esq. The parish con-
tains the township of Stansill with
Weliingley and Wiisick. Entire popu-
lation, 1884.

Tickton, E. R. (6) a township in
the parish of St. John’s, Beverley, divi-
sion of Hunsley Beacon,
2% miles N. E.
from Beverley ; inhabitants, 110. The
river Hull is navigable to this place :
here is Mount Pleasant, the seat of
William West, Esq.

Tilts, W. R. (8) a township with
Langthwaite, in the parish of Doncas-
ter, wapentake of Strafforth and Tick-
hill, 4 miles N. from Doncaster; in-

Timble, Great, W. R. (4) a town-
ship in the parish of Fewston, wapen-
take of Claro, 12 miles E. from Skip-
ton ; inhabitants, 233.

Timble,Little, W.R. (4) a town-
ship in the parish of Otley, wapentake
of Claro, 13 miles E. from Skipton;
inhabitants, 62.

Timble Ings, W. R. (4) a hamlet
in the township of Great Timble, pa-
rish of Fewston, wapentake of Claro,
12 miles E. from Skipton.

Tingle Bridge, W. R. (8) a ham-
let in the township of Brampton Bier-
low, parish of Wath upon Dearn, wa-
pentake of Strafforth and Tickhill,
miles N. from Rotherham.

Tingley, W. R. (8) a hamlet in the
township and parish of West Ardsley,
wapentake of Morley, 4 miles N. E.
from Dewsbury. Tingley House is the
seat of the Rev. W. Wood.

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