Carlton Highdale  North Riding


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

CARLTON-HIGHDALE, a township in Coverham parish, N. R. Yorkshire; in Highdale, 9 miles SW of Middleham. It includes the hamlets of Gammersgill, Horsehouse, Swineside, Arkleside, Blackrake, Braidley, Woodale, Hindlethwaite, Pickill, West Close, Flensop, and Coverhead. Acres, 12,480. Real property, £2,863. Pop., 363. Houses, 69. The surface is the upper part of a mountain vale, traversed by a tributary of the river Ure; and ascends in high bleak tracts, called CarltonMoors, at the boundary with the west riding.

Carlton Highdale through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd January 2022

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