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East Cowton

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"EAST COWTON, (or Long Cowton) a parish in the wapentake of Gilling East, and liberty of Richmondshire; 8 miles NNW. of Northallerton. The parish church at this place is dedicated to St. James, the living is a vicarage, in the patronage of St. John's hospital, in Kirkby Ravensworth; incumbent, the Rev. Thomas Jackson. Here is a free school, allowed £27. per annum by the Kirby Hill free school. Pop. 338."

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. ©2010]

Churches

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    • All Saints' Church, East Cowton. An extension has been added since this photograph was taken. (With short history).

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