Grimston, North (St. Nicholas)

GRIMSTON, NORTH (St. Nicholas), a parish and village, in the union of Malton, wapentake of Buckrose, E. riding of York, 4 miles (S. E. by E.) from Malton; containing 175 inhabitants. The soil is various; and the scenery picturesque, particularly at the base of Grimston Hill, on the summit of which a flint stratum commences: stone is quarried for building and for burning into lime. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £6. 6. 8.; net income, £160; patron, the Archbishop of York: the tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1792. The church has a fine Norman porch, and a curious font.

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

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