Horton

HORTON, a township, in the parish of Gisburn, union of Clitheroe, W. division of the wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewcross, W. riding of York, 9½ miles (W. by S.) from Skipton; containing 156 inhabitants. It is situated on the east side of the river Ribble, and comprises about 1780 acres: the village is north of the road between East Marton and Grindleton.

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

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