Greta Bridge, North Riding of Yorkshire
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Greta Bridge from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Greta-Bridge)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: