Halton, East

HALTON, EAST, a township, in the parish and union of Skipton, E. division of the wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewcross, W. riding of York, 4 miles (N. E. by E.) from Skipton; containing 120 inhabitants. The township comprises 1244 acres, chiefly excellent pasture land, but including 300 acres of waste or common; the surface is mountainous, and the scenery romantic. Good grit and limestone are abundant. The tithes have been commuted for £20.

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

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