Place:Egglestone Abbey, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameEgglestone Abbey
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates54.531°N 1.907°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoStartforth, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandparish in which it was a township
Gilling West Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
Startforth Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was a civil parish 1894-1974
Teesdale District, Durham, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
NOTE: There is also a parish named simply Egglestone further north in the adjacent County Durham.

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

"EGGLESTONE-ABBEY, or Athelstan-Abbey, a township in Startforth parish, [North Riding of] Yorkshire; on the verge of the county, at the river Tees, 1½ mile SE of Barnard-Castle. Acres: 900. Population: 59. Houses: 16."

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