Place:


Harome  North Riding

 

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

HARUM, or HAROME, a chapelry in Helmsley parish, N. R. Yorkshire; on the rivers Rye and Riccal, 2 miles SE by E of Helmsley, and 4 N of Hovingham r. station. Post town, Helmsley, under York. Acres, 2, 303. Real property, £3, 093. Pop., 447. Houses, 90. The rivers Rye and Riccal emerge here after a subterraneous run of nearly a mile. ...


The living is a vicarage in the diocese of York. Value, £100.* Patron, Lord Feversham. The church was rebuilt in 1862; measures 73 feet by 23; is highly ornamented; and has a bell tower rising from richly carved corbels. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and an endowed school with £10 a year.

Harome through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/12838

Date accessed: 17th November 2018


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