Scawton  North Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Scawton like this:

SCAWTON, a parish in Helmsley district, N. R. Yorkshire; 4 miles N of Coxwold r. station, and 4½ W of Helmsley. Post-town, Helmsley, under York. Acres, 2, 768. Real property, £1, 275. Pop., 148. Houses, 31. The manor belongs to Sir W. Worsley, Bart. Limestone is quarried and calcined. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £145. Patron, Sir W. Worsley, Bart. The church is good; and there is a national school.

Scawton through time

Scawton is now part of Ryedale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Ryedale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Scawton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Scawton, in Ryedale and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th April 2019

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