Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
"SOUTH OTTERINGTON, a parish in the wapentake of Birdforth, North Riding
county York, 4¼ miles N.W. of Thirsk, its post town, and 5 S.E. of
Northallerton. It is a station on the North-Eastern railway. The village,
which is of small extent, is wholly agricultural. The land is nearly evenly
divided into arable and pasture. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of
York, value £290. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, erected on the site
of an older one, has a tower containing three bells."
by Colin Hinson ©2003
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