Cotton, or Coulton

COTTON, or Coulton, a township, in the parish of Hovingham, union of Helmsley, wapentake of Ryedale, N. riding of York, 8 miles (S. by E.) from Helmsley; containing 158 inhabitants. It comprises by computation 990 acres of land; the village is situated to the east of the high road from Helmsley to Easingwould. There was anciently a chapel, but no traces of it now remain.

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

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