Appleton-Le-Street (All Saints)

APPLETON-LE-STREET (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Malton, wapentake of Ryedale, N. riding of York; comprising the townships of Amotherby, Appleton, Broughton, Hildenley, and Swinton; and containing 944 inhabitants, of whom 185 are in the township of Appleton, 3¾ miles (W. N. W.) from Malton. This parish, which is bounded on the north by the river Rye, is situated on the road to Thirsk; the surface is undulated, and the scenery richly diversified. Limestone of excellent quality is abundant, and extensively quarried. The living is a vicarage, with the chapel of Amotherby, valued in the king's books at £7. 8. 6½.; net income, £515; patron and incumbent, the Rev. J. J. Peach; impropriators, the Earl of Carlisle, F. Cresswell, Esq., and others. The church is in the Norman style, with a square tower.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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