In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Appleton le Street like this:
APPLETON-LE-STREET, a township and a parish in Malton district, N. R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the Roman road to Aldborough, near the river Rye, 3½ miles WNW of New Malton r. station. Acres, 1,140. Real property, £1,815. Pop., 185. Houses, 36. The parish contains also the townships of Swinton, Broughton, Amotherby, and Hildenley. ...
Post Town, New Malton. Acres, 4,715. Real property, £8,117. Pop., 987. Houses, 213. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £515.* Patron, the Rev. J. J. Peach. The church has an early Norman tower, contains two recumbent effigies, and was recently restored in a manner incongruous with its date and style. Charities, £26.
Appleton le Street is now part of Ryedale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Ryedale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Appleton le Street itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Appleton le Street, in Ryedale and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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