Place:


Huddleston  West Riding

 

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

HUDDLESTON AND LUMBY, a township in Sherburn parish, W. R. Yorkshire; on the Leeds and Selby railway, 2 miles E by N of Milford Junction, and 8 NNE of Pontefract. Acres, 1, 381. Real property, £1, 572; of which £70 are in quarries. Pop., 267. Houses, 55. The manor belongs to Lord Ashtown. Huddleston Hall is a very ancient mansion; was formerly the seat of the Hungate family; and is now occupied by John Woodward, Esq. A fine white building stone, known as Huddleston quarry stone, and which was the material of Henry VII.'s chapel at Westminster, is worked.

Huddleston through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Huddleston, in Selby and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/13027

Date accessed: 29th April 2017


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