Fountains Earth  West Riding


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

FOUNTAINS-EARTH, a township in Kirkby-Malzeard parish, W. R. Yorkshire; between the rivers Skell and Nidd, 4¼ miles WSW of Ripon. It includes the hamlets of Sigsworth, Bowthwaite, and High and Low Lofthouse. Acres, 6, 833. Real property, £2, 872. Pop., 415. Houses, 84.

Fountains Earth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th May 2022

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