Upsall

UPSALL, a township, in the parish of South Kilvington, union of Thirsk, wapentake of Birdforth, N. riding of York, 3¾ miles (N. N. E.) from Thirsk; containing 98 inhabitants. It comprises about 1230 acres of fertile land, and its small village is pleasantly situated on a commanding eminence east of the road from Thirsk to Borrowby: a little to the west of it, flows a tributary of the Cod beck. Here are some remains of a castle of the Mowbrays, which subsequently became the residence of the Scroop family.

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

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