Layton, West

LAYTON, WEST, a township, in the parish of Hutton-Magnum, union of Richmond, wapentake of Gilling-West, N. riding of York, 4¾ miles (S. E. by E.) from Greta-Bridge; containing 88 inhabitants. It comprises about 730 acres, partly the property of Lord Rokeby. The village, which is small, is seated on an eminence, on the road from Greta-Bridge to Hartforth. The lands are partly in farms.

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

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