Knedlington

KNEDLINGTON, a township, in the parish and union of Howden, wapentake of Howdenshire, E. riding of York, 1 mile (W. by S.) from Howden; containing 142 inhabitants. It comprises 940 acres, and includes the hamlet of Booth, where is a ferry across the Ouse. The old Hall, a fine specimen of the Elizabethan style, was possessed by Sir John Gate, a distinguished knight in the reign of Henry VIII. The village is well built, and ornamented with some fine trees.

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

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