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Moulton, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Moulton, a village and a township in Middleton Tyas parish, N.R. Yorkshire, with a station on the Richmond and Darlington branch of the N.E.E., 5 miles NE by E of Richmond. There is a post office under Richmond; money order and telegraph office, Middleton Tyas. The township contains the hamlets of High Gatherley and Low Gatherley. Acreage, 3042; population, 235. Gatherley Castle is the seat of Lady de Burgh-Lawson. Moulton Hall and Morris Grange are chief residences; the former is a fine specimen of Elizabethan architecture, and contains a carved oak staircase. There are a chapel of ease and a Wesleyan chapel.

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Postal districtDL10
Post TownRichmond