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Bransdale West Side, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Bransdale-West-Side, a township in Kirkby-Moorside parish, N.R. Yorkshire, in Bransdale, 8¼ miles N of Helmsley. Post town, York. Acreage, 2047; population, 64. The Earl of Feversham is lord of the manor and principal landowner. Cockayne Lodge, Lord Feversham's shooting box, is a substantially built stone mansion in the neighbourhood. There is a Wesleyan chapel. There are remains of a Roman road at the north end of Bransdales, and Roman and Saxon relics are sometimes found.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishKirkdale 
Poor Law unionHelmsley 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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