Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for COCK (The)

COCK (The), a stream of W. R. Yorkshire. It rises above Aberford; and runs 10 miles north-eastward to the Wharfe, below Tadcaster. It was deeply ensanguined by the battle of Towton in 1461.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a stream"   (ADL Feature Type: "streams")
Administrative units: Yorkshire AncC
Place names: COCK     |     COCK THE     |     THE COCK

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