Kexby

KEXBY, a township, in the parish of Catton, wapentake of Ouse and Derwent, union and E. riding of York, 6 miles (E.) from York; containing 159 inhabitants. This township comprises by computation 1750 acres, and is situated on the road from York to Pocklington, and on the west bank of the Derwent, which is here crossed by a handsome stone bridge of three arches. Kexby Hall was formerly surrounded by a moat.

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

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