NEWTON UNDER ROSEBERRY:
Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.
[Transcribed by Mel Lockie © from
"NEWTON UNDER ROSEBERRY, a parish in the N.R. of Yorkshire."
"ROSEBERRY TOPPING, (given as "OUNSBERRY-TOPPING") in the parish of Newton under Roseberry, in the North Riding of Yorkshire,
a steep, high, verdant mountain, not far from Gisborough, in Cleveland, which has a
most delightful prospect, and is regarded by the sailors, as a sea-mark, From a rock near the top of it, there issues a
spring, commended for sore eyes."
Stephen Whatley's England's Gazetteer, 1750]
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