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Newton or Newton in Cleveland, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Newton or Newton-in-Cleveland, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire, near the source of The river-Tees, 1¼ mile SSW of Pinchingthorpe station on the N.E.R., and 3 miles SW of Guisbrough. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Great Ayton (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1172; population, 99. Roseberry Topping is a pyramidal mountain 1488 feet high, contains a thick stratum of aluminous rock, and commands an extensive view. Blue whinstone, chiefly for road-metal, is quarried. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York; gross value, £90. The church is an ancient building in the Norman style, and consists of chancel, nave, and turret.

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.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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