The Ancient Parish of KIRKLEVINGTON
[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. © 2010]
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]
"KIRKLEVINGTON, a parish in the wapentake and liberty of Langbargh; 2 miles SSE.
of Yarm. The church, dedicated to St. Martin (see Churches for photograph), is a small ancient structure.
The living is a perpetual curacy, in the patronage of the Archbishop of York, of
which the Rev. John Graves is the incumbent. Here also was a castle, which
anciently belonged to the family of Meinills; after passing through several
other families, it was at last parcelled out to different purchasers: a circular
eminence, called Castle Hill, is the only vestige of that ancient fortress. Pop.
Information on the following places in
this Parish is contained on a supplementary page.
- Castle Levington
- Low Worsall
- Red Hall
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- A look up is offered for the Monumental Inscriptions for Kirklevington (St Martin).
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- Here are photographs of Churches in the parish:
- This parish is covered by the following Society:
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