Litton

LITTON, a township, in the parish of Arncliffe, union of Settle, W. division of the wapentake of Staincliffe and Ewcross, W. riding of York, 11 miles (N. E.) from Settle; containing 107 inhabitants. The township is beautifully situated in Littondale, and comprises by computation 6850 acres, of which a considerable part is inclosed and under good cultivation: the village stands on the Skirfare, one of the streams that form the source of the river Wharfe. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £58. 17. 2., payable to University College, Oxford, and there is a glebe of three acres.

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

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