Deighton

DEIGHTON, a township, in the parish of Escrick, wapentake of Ouse and Derwent, union and E. riding of York, 5ΒΌ miles (S. by E.) from York; containing 185 inhabitants. It includes the hamlet of Crocky Hill, and comprises about 2280 acres of land, partly the property of Lord Wenlock. The village is small, and several houses are scattered through the township.

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

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