Lunds, or Helbeck-Lunds

LUNDS, or Helbeck-Lunds, a chapelry, in the parish of Aysgarth, wapentake of Hang-West, N. riding of York, 6 miles (N. W. by W.) from Hawes; containing about 80 inhabitants. This chapelry is about six miles in length, and three in breadth, and includes the hamlets of Birk-Riggs, Cam-houses, and Litherskew; it is chiefly grazing-land, and the houses are much scattered. The source of the river Ure is here, at the point of division between the counties of York and Westmorland. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £75; patron, the Vicar of Aysgarth.

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

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