Gillmonby

GILLMONBY, a township, in the parish of Bowes, union of Teesdale, wapentake of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 5 miles (S. W. by W.) from BarnardCastle; containing 87 inhabitants. It is part of the manor of Bowes, is on the south side of the river Greta, and comprises by computation 1800 acres, of which about 1200 are open moorland: the village is pleasantly situated opposite the village of Bowes. The Hall is now a farmhouse.

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

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