Halton, West

HALTON, WEST, a township, in the parish of Long Preston, union of Settle, W. division of the wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewcross, W. riding of York, 7 miles (S. by E.) from Settle; containing 166 inhabitants. The township is on the western acclivity of Ribblesdale, and comprises 2209a. 3r. 16p., of which 1995 acres are meadow and pasture, 77 arable, and 109 woodland. Halton Place is situated in a highly improved demesne. The appropriate tithes have been commuted for £25. 1., and the vicarial for £26. 10.

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

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