Grewelthorpe  West Riding


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

GREWELTHORPE, or GRAVELTHORPE, a village, a township, and a chapelry in Kirkby Malzeard parish, N. R. Yorkshire. The village stands near the river Ure, 3 miles S of Masham, and 7 W by S of Wath r. station; has picturesque environs; and is notable for cream cheese. The township includes also Kessmoor hamlet; and its post town is Masham, under Bedale. ...

Acres, 3, 820. Real property, £4, 729. Pop., 541. house, 123. The property is much subdivided. Romantic scenery, with a series of cascades, and with armature of embellished grinnds and artificial structures, occurs at Hackfall, and attracts many visitors in the summer months. Stone is largely quarried. The chapelry is less extensive than the township, and was constituted in 18 48. Rated property, £2, 217. Pop., 483. house, 1 11. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £130. Patron, the Vicar of Masham and Kirkby Malzeard. The church is very good; and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

Grewelthorpe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd January 2022

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