Cottam

COTTAM, a chapelry, in the parish of Langtoft, union of Driffield, wapentake of Dickering, E. riding of the county of York, 5¾ miles (N. N. W.) from Driffield; containing 41 inhabitants. The chapelry comprises 2600 acres, of which 1800 are arable, meadow, pasture, and sheep-walks, and 800 rabbit-warren. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Langtoft: the chapel is a small and very plain edifice.

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

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