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Octon and Octon Grange, East Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Octon and Octon Grange, two hamlets in Thwing parish, E.R. Yorkshire, 7½ miles N of Great Driffield. A double camp, 330 feet long and 240 wide, is in Octon Grange, and was divided by the Quintana, or street of suttlers.

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 parishThwing 
Poor Law unionBridlington 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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