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Clifton upon Ure, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Clifton-upon-Ure, a township in Thornton Watlass parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 2 miles N of Masham, and 5 from Bedale station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Bedale. Area, 594 acres; population, 57. Clifton Castle, a handsome building situated in a. park, is the seat of the Pulleine family.

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 parishThornton Watlass 
Poor Law unionLeyburn 

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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