Roseberry Topping, North Riding of Yorkshire
Roseberry Topping, a mountain in Cleveland, N.R. Yorkshire, 3½ miles SSW of Guisbrough. It rises to an altitude of 1067 feet, and consists of oolite with iron ore and beds of alum and shells. It is crowned with remains of ancient British huts in a double series round its summit, and commands a very extensive view. Its ancient name was Othenesbergh or the " hill of Odin," and the present name does not occur until after 1600.
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Roseberry Topping are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following North Riding newspapers online: