HOWE, a township, in the parish of Pickhill, union of Thirsk, wapentake of Hallikeld, N. riding of York, 5¼ miles (W. S. W.) from Thirsk; containing 35 inhabitants. It is situated in Swaledale, and comprises an area of 385a. 2r. 6p.; the road from Skipton to Thirsk passes on the south-east. The tithes have been commuted for £134.