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CONEYSTHORPE, a township, in the parish of Barton-in-the-Street, union of Malton, wapentake of Bulmer, N. riding of York, 4 miles (N. by W.) from Whitwell; containing 170 inhabitants. The township comprises about 1150 acres, the soil of which is chiefly light, and on a substratum of limestone; the surface is generally undulated, and the scenery in many situations very beautiful. A church built here in 1837, by the Earl of Carlisle, is a neat edifice with a campanile tower.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.