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Greta Bridge, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Greta Bridge, a hamlet in Rokeby parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, on Greta Stream and Watling Street, 3½ miles SE of Barnard Castle. It has an inn, and a post office under Barnard Castle; money order and telegraph office, Bamingham. A Roman camp, very distinctly marked, in a field adjacent to the inn, is noticed by Sir Walter Scott in " Rokeby," and has yielded Roman coins and an altar.

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 
Poor Law unionTeesdale 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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