Houghton, Little

HOUGHTON, LITTLE, a township, in the parish of Darfield, N. division of the wapentake of Strafforth and Tickhill, W. riding of York, 6½ miles (E.) from Barnsley; containing 108 inhabitants. The township comprises by computation 1100 acres: the village is situated on an acclivity, and the surrounding scenery is pleasingly diversified. Rent-charges amounting to £157 have been awarded in lieu of tithes.

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

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