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Grewelthorpe, North Yorkshire

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Grewelthorpe, North Yorkshire

Grewelthorpe is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England situated three miles south of Masham and six miles north of Ripon. It is located in the Nidderdale area of outstanding natural beauty. The name Grewelthorpe derives from the words Gruel and Thorpe, Gruel being a family name and thorpe meaning "outlying farmstead". Grewelthorpe was mentioned in the Domesday Book when it was known as Torp and was in the ownership of Gospatric.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2376
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire

Other names by which Grewelthorpe, North Yorkshire has been known in the past


Grewelthorpe, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Grewelthorpe, township and vil., Kirkby Malzeard par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 7 miles SW. of Wath ry. sta., 4521 ac., pop. 516; P.O.

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