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Lartington, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Lartington, a village and a township in Romald Kirk parish, N.R. Yorkshire. The village stands adjacent to the South Durham and Lancashire Union railway, near the river Tees, at the boundary with Durham, 2 miles W by N of Barnard Castle, is a pretty place, and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Darlington; money order office, Cotherstone; telegraph office, Barnard Castle. The township comprises 5436 acres, of which 19 are water; population, 175. Lartington Hall is the seat of the Witham family, standstill a well-wooded and pleasingly diversified park, has a very handsome Roman Catholic chapel adjoining the hall, and also an interesting museum and a fine collection of pictures. A chantry was founded here in the 15th century by the Fitzhughs.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishRomald Kirk 
Poor Law unionTeesdale 
RidingNorth 
WapentakeGilling-West 

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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