Cowthorn

COWTHORN, a township, in the parish of Middleton, Pickering lythe and union, N. riding of York, 5 miles (N. N. W.) from Pickering; containing 20 inhabitants. The soil is light and sandy, and the substratum in some parts limestone; the scenery is bold, with extensive views from the higher grounds. Good stone is quarried for building purposes. There are some Roman antiquities.

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

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