Place:Leppington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameLeppington
Alt namesLepintonsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 307
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates54.035°N 0.83°W
Located inEast Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoScrayingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandparish into which it was merged in 1935
Norton Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the parish was situated
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it is now located
Buckrose Wapentake, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"LEPPINGTON, a township-chapelry in Scrayingham parish, [East Riding of] Yorkshire; 4 miles NNE of Stamford Bridge [railway] station, and 7½ SW by S of New Malton. Post town, New Malton. Acres: 1,163. Real property: £2,404. Pop: 132. Houses: 23. The manor belongs to Lady Mary Vyner. Gypsum is found. The living is annexed to the rectory of Scrayingham, in the diocese of York. The church was built in 1811, and was once a chantry to Missenden."

In 1935 the civil parish of Leppington was abolished and the area was merged into the civil parish of Scrayingham, the ecclesiastical parish in which it was located. The area was covered by the Buckrose Wapentake. Until the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Scrayingham was located in Norton Rural District and since then in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England.

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