Cracoe

CRACOE, a township, in the parish of Burnsall, union of Skipton, E. division of the wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewcross, W. riding of York, 6 miles (N.) from Skipton; containing 153 inhabitants. It comprises 1876 acres of pasture and moorland, divided among various proprietors, of whom the Duke of Devonshire is lord of the manor; 523 acres are common or waste. Abundance of good limestone and freestone is obtained in the mountainous parts. The tithes have been commuted for £97. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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

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