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Burton cum Walden or West Burton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Burton-cum-Walden or West Burton, a township in Aysgarth parish, N.R. Yorkshire, at the junction of Bishopdale and Wensleydale, 1½ mile SW of Aysgarth station. It has a post and money order office, of the name of West Burton, under Aysgarth station, which is the telegraph office; and fairs are held on 10 March and 6 May. Acreage, 7659; population, 425. There are Wesleyan and Congregational chapels. Lead and stone are found in the immediate neighbourhood.

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 parishAysgarth 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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