Hempholme

HEMPHOLME, a township, in the parish of Leven, union of Skirlaugh, N. division of the wapentake of Holderness, E. riding of York, 10½ miles (N. N. E.) from Beverley; containing 109 inhabitants. The township includes the hamlets of Hempholme, Hayholme, and Hallytreeholme; and comprises about 1285 acres. The principal house is situated on a hill, whence a prospect is obtained of the carrs stretching south-east to Leven, and north-east towards Brandsburton, Beeford, and North Frodingham: the vicinity is well wooded.

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

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