Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.
The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
"COPGROVE, a parish in the lower division of the wapentake of Claro, in the
West Riding of the county of York, 4 miles N. of Knaresborough.
Boroughbridge is its post town. It is situated on the river Nidd. The
living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ripon, value £200, in the patronage
of T. Duncombe, Esq. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is a stone
edifice. The charities produce £3 per annum. The principal residence is
Copgrove Hall, which contains a fine collection of portraits and busts."
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