In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Cawthorn like this:
CAWTHORN, a township in Middleton parish, N. R Yorkshire; 3½ miles NNW of Pickering. Acres, 1,540Pop., 33. Houses, 3. Here are four Roman camps, in good preservation; one of them square and double-ditched; another, nearly oval, 850 feet long and 320 broad. Some British tumuli are near.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cawthorn, in Ryedale and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd March 2017
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