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Scargill, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Scargill, a township in Barningham parish, N.R. Yorkshire, 4 miles S of Barnard Castle station on the N.E.R. Post town and money order office, Barningham; telegraph office, Barnard Castle. Acreage, 5170; population, 88. The Clifford-Constable family are lords of the manor. Scargill Cliff is a picturesque object, and figures in Scott's " Rokeby " as the retreat of Guy Denzil and his desperate crew.

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 parishBarningham 
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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