GATENBY, a township, in the parish of Burneston, union of Bedale, wapentake of Hallikeld, N. riding of York, 4¾ miles (E.) from Bedale; containing 69 inhabitants. It comprises 849a. 15p. of land, partly the property of the Duke of Cleveland: its small and scattered hamlet is situated on an eminence, on the west side of Swaledale. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £85. 14., and the vicarial for £49.
Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.