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    A

    Acklam
    Aclun: King's land; Count of Mortain. Church.
    Early Bronze Age round barrows.

    Aike
    Ach: Archbishop of York; Earl Hugh and Nigel from him; Count of Mortain.

    Aldborough
    Aldenburg: Drogo de Beuvriere. formerly Ulf.
    Saxon sundial in the church inscribed with: 'Ulf ordered this church to be built for his own and Gunware's souls.'

    Allerthorpe
    Aluuarestorp: King's land.
    Allerthorpe Common; manor farm.

    Anlaby
    Umlouebi / Unlouebi: King's land; Count of Mortain; Ralph de Mortimer; Torchil from the king.
    Suburb of Hull.

    Argam
    Ergone: King's land; Count of Mortain.
    Medieval village earthworks; prehistoric Argam Dykes.

    Arram
    Argun: Raynor from Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Arram Hall.

    Asselby
    Aschilebi: Bishop of Durham; Count of Mortain and Nigel from him. 5 fisheries.

    Auburn
    Eleburne: King's land.

    Aughton
    Actun: Count of Mortain and Nigel Fossard from him.
    Motte of Nigel Fossard's castle.

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    Babthorpe
    Babetorp: Bishop of Durham.
    Moated site, the position of the medieval village.

    Bainton
    Bagenton(e): Count of Mortain and Nigel Fossard from him; Hugh FitzBaldric and William from him.

    Barlby
    Bardulbi: King's land; Bishop of Durham; Ralph Pagnell.

    Barmby on the Marsh
    Barnebi: Bishop of Durham.

    Barmby on the Moor
    King's land; Archbishop of York.

    Barmston
    Benestone / tun: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Remains of manor house; late Bronze Age settlement.

    Barnhill
    Berneheld / helt: Bishop of Durham.
    Moated Barnhill Hall.

    Barthorpe
    Barche(r)torp: Count of Mortain; Odo the Crossbowman.

    Beeford
    Biuuorde: Drogo de Beuvriere. Church.
    Church, rebuilt in the late 14th century.

    Belby
    Ballebi / Bellebi: King's land.
    Belby Hall.

    Belthorpe
    Balchetorp: Archbishop of York.
    Now 2 hamlets, High Belthorpe, with a moated site, and Low Belthorpe.

    Bempton
    Bentone: Count of Mortain.

    Benningholme
    Beni(n)col: Drogo de Beuvriere.

    Bentley
    Benedlage: Archbishop of York; Count of Mortain.

    Bessingby
    Basing(h)ebi: King's land.
    Romano-British site.

    Beswick
    Baseuuic / ewic: King's land and Nigel Fossard from the king; Count of Mortain. Mill.
    Beswick Hall.

    Beverley
    Beureli: Archbishop of York and St. John's Church, Beverley, from him. 3 mills, fishery (7000 eels).
    Prosperous mid-12th century trading centre for wool and cloth. An encompassing 13th century defensive ditch determined the street pattern of the town.

    Bewholme
    Begun: Manbodo from Drogo de Beuvriere.

    Bewick
    Biuinch / Biuuich: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Bewick Hall, a farmhouse; moated site.

    Bielby
    Belebi: King's land.

    Bilton
    Bileton(e) / Billetone: Franco from Drogo de Beuvriere; Archbishop of York.
    Moated site.

    Binnington
    Bigneton / Binneton: Count of Mortain.

    Birdsall
    Brideshala / Briteshala / -hale: King's land; Archbishop of York; Nigel Fossard from Count of Mortain; Ulchil, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.

    Bishop Burton
    Burtone: Archbishop of York and Canons of St. John's Church, Beverley, from him.
    13th century church with a Norman carved figure; an earlier, 8th century church was founded by Puch, an Anglican chief.

    Bishop Wilton
    Widton / Wilton(e): Archbishop of York. Church.
    Norman church; moated site; round barrows on Callis Wold.

    Bolton
    Bodelton: King's land. Archbishop of York. Carle from the king.
    Moated site.

    Bowthorpe
    Boletorp: Bishop of Durham.
    Bowthorpe Hall.

    Boynton
    Bouinton(e) / Bouintorp / Alia Bouintone: King's land; Count of Mortain.
    Boynton Hall; fishponds.

    Boythorpe
    Buitorp: King's land.

    Bracken
    Brachen: Erneis de Buron.

    Brackenholme
    Brachene(l)holm: Bishop of Durham; Gilbert de Tison.

    Brandesburton
    Bortun / Brantisburtone / -tune / Branzbortune / Burtun: Archbishop of York; Drogo de Beuvriere; William Malet, according to the men of Holderness.
    Manor house; medieval village cross.

    Brantingham
    Bre(n)dingham / Brenting(e)ham / Bretingham: Bishop of Durham; Nigel Fossard from Count of Mortain; Robert Malet.
    Hall; pond.

    Brantingham Thorpe
    (Alia) Bretingham / Brentingham: Bishop of Durham.
    Adjoining Brantingham.

    Breighton
    Bricstune / Briston(e) / tun: Ralph de Mortimer.
    Moated site.

    Bridlington
    Bredinton / Bretlinton: King's land. Count of Mortain. Church.
    Town with the church of the Augustinian Priory founded c.1115.

    Brigham
    Bringeham: King's land. Count of Mortain.
    Manor house; moated site.

    Bubwith
    Bubuid: Ralph de Mortimer; Gilbert de Tison and Richard from him.

    Buckton
    Bocheton(e): King's land; Earl Hugh; Count of Mortain; Berengar de Tosny; Hugh FitzBaldric. 2 mills, church.
    Adjoining Bempton; formerly Buckton Holms.

    Bugthorpe
    Buchetorp / Bug(h)etorp: Archbishop of York; Odo the Crossbowman.
    Green.

    Burdale
    Bred(d)ale / Bredhalle: King's land; Hugh FitzBaldric.

    Burland
    Birland: Bishop of Durham; Gilbert de Tison.
    Burland Hall; moat.

    Burnby
    Brunebi: King's land; Archbishop of York and Geoffrey from him; Robert Malet; William de Percy; Archbishop held the manor before 1066.

    Burstwick
    Bro(c)stewic: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    North Park and South Park show where the Earl of Aumale had his game parks in the mid-13th century.

    Burton Agnes
    Bortona / Burton(e): King's land.
    The Old Hall, built by Robert de Stuteville (c.1170), has a vaulted undercroft with piers and carved water leaf capitals. Romano-British settlement site nearby.

    Burton Constable
    Santriburtone: Archbishop of York.
    Late 16th century manor house.

    Burton Pidsea
    Bortun(e): Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Manor house.

    Burythorpe
    Berg(u)etorp: King's land; Berengar de Tosny.
    Neolithic round barrow.

    Butterwick
    Buturid: Count of Mortain.

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    Camerton
    Camerinton: Drogo de Beuvriere.

    Carnaby
    Cherendebi: King's land.

    Catfoss
    Catefos(s): Drogo de Beuvriere and Franco from him; William Malet formerly Cnut, according to the men of Holderness.
    Manor farm.

    Catton
    Caton / Cattune: Earl Hugh and William from him, formerly Earl Harold. Mill.
    Now the village of Low Catton and the hamlet of High Catton; Catton Park; some mills.

    Catwick
    Catin(ge)uuic / Cotingeuuic: Archbishop of York; Drogo de Beuvriere; William Malet, according to the men of Holderness. Church, mill.
    Church, partly rebuilt in 1862-63, a Norman figure in chancel.

    Cavil
    Cheuede: Bishop of Durham.

    Caythorpe
    Caretorp: King's land; Archbishop of York; Count of Mortain.
    Medieval village, Thorpe Hall.

    Cherry Burton
    Burton(e): King's land; Archbishop of York and St. John's Church, Beverley, from him; Count of Mortain.

    Cleaving
    Cleuinde / inge: King's land.
    Cleaving Grange, with moated site.

    Cleeton
    Cleton / tun(e): Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Remains of Drogo's castle.

    Cliffe (near Hemingborough)
    Cliue: Count of Mortain; Nigel Fossard.
    Now Long Cliffe.

    Coniston
    Co(i)ningesbi: Drogo de Beuvriere.

    Cotness
    Cotes: Bishop of Durham.
    Moated site and hall.

    Cottam
    Cottun: St. Peter's Church, York, from Archbishop of York.
    Cottam House; Medieval village earthworks.

    Cottingham
    Coting(e)ham: Hugh FitzBaldric. 5 fisheries (8000 eels), mill.
    Dormitory suburb for Hull; Snuff Mill House.

    Cowlam
    Coletun / Colnun: King's land with Archbishop of York holding the church; Berengar de Tosny.
    Medieval village site adjoining the manor house; Victorian church with a Norman font.

    Cranswick
    Cransuuic / Cranzuic: King's land; Count of Mortain and Nigel Fossard from him; Hugh FitzBaldric.
    Adjoining Hutton; 2 moated sites.

    Croom
    Cogrun / Crogun: King's land; Archbishop of York; FitzBaldric.
    Deserted medieval village site; Croome House.

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    Danthorpe
    Danetorp: King's land; Archbishop of York; Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Hall.

    Deighton
    Diston(e): Count Alan.
    Hall.

    Dimlington
    Dimeltun: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    On the coast. The medieval village, lost to the sea.

    Dowthorpe
    Duuetorp: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Dowthorpe Hall.

    Drewton
    Drouueton(e): Robert Malet.
    Manor house.

    Dringhoe
    Dringolme: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Moated site of a grange belonging to Meaux Abbey.

    Drypool
    Dridpol / Dripold / Dritpol: Archbishop of York; Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Part of Hull.

    Duggleby
    Difgelibi / Dighelibi: King's land; Berengar de Tosny.
    Howe Hill, a late Neolithic burial mound.

    Dunnington (in Bewholme)
    Dodintone: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Manor house; grange.

    Dunnington (near York)
    Dominton / Do'niton: Canons of St. Peter from Archbishop of York; Geoffrey from William de Percy.

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    Easington
    Esintone / Hesinton(e): Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Rare 15h century tithe barn built by Meaux Abbey.

    Eastburn
    Au(gu)stburne: King's land.

    East Cottingwith
    Coteuuid: Count of Mortain and Nigel Fossard from him.

    East Heslerton
    Eslerton / Esrelton / Heslerton(e) / Haselinton: Count of Mortain; Berengar de Tosny; Hugh FitzBaldric.

    Easthorpe
    Est(t)orp: Nigel Fossard from the Count of Mortain; Geoffrey from William de Percy. 2 mills.
    Medieval vilage site in the centre of Londesborough Park.

    East Newton
    Niuuetone / tun: Drogo de Beuvriere.

    Easton
    Eston(e): King's land.

    Eastrington
    Estrin(c)ton: Bishop of Durham.
    Moated site; by railway.

    Eddlethorpe
    Eduardestorp / Ged- / Gudwalestorp: King's land.
    Medieval village site.

    Ellerby
    Aluuardehi / Alverdebi: Drogo de Beuvriere and Tedbald from him; William Malet, according to the men of Holderness.
    Now Old Ellerby; moated site, near Wood Hall.

    Ellerker
    Alrecher: Bishop of Durham.
    Pond.

    Ellerton
    Elreton(e): King's land.

    Elloughton
    Elgendon: Archbishop of York and Godwin from him. Church (with Wauldby).
    Church with Saxon carving in the chancel.

    Elmswell
    Elmesuuelle / Helmesuuelle: King's land; Norman, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.
    Romano-British settlement site with tumuli.

    Elstronwick
    Asteneuuic: Drogo de Beuvriere.

    Elvington
    Aluuinton(e): Alulf from William de Percy. Church, 2 fisheries.
    Manor House Farm; late Victorian church.

    Escrick
    Ascri: Count Alan.

    Eske
    Asch: Archbishop of York.
    Earthworks and ridge-and-furrow on a medieval village site.

    Etherdwick
    Redeuuic / uuince: Drogo de Beuvriere.

    Etton
    Eton / Etton(e): St. John's Church, Beverley, from Archbishop of York before and after 1066; Nigel Fossard from Count of Mortain; Hugh FitzBaldric and Hugh from him.
    Traces of a 13th century deer park.

    Everingham
    Euringham: Archbishop of York. 2 mills.

    Everthorpe
    Euertorp: Count of Mortain.
    Manor house.

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    Fangfoss
    Frangefos: King's land.
    Green.

    Filey
    Fiuelac: King's land.
    Seaside resort, originally a fishing village.

    Firby
    Friebia: King's land.
    Hall.

    Fitling
    Fidlinge / Fitlinge: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Remains of a moat around Moat Farm.

    Flamborough
    Flaneburc / burg: Earl Hugh and Hugh FitzNorman from him; Clibert, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king.
    Traces of Constable family's 14th century fortified manor house. Danes Dyke, probably Iron Age; Mesolithic Beacon Hill.

    Flinton
    Flentun / Flintone: Archbishop of York; Drogo de Beuvriere.

    Flixton
    Fleuston(e): King's land.

    Flotmanby
    Flotemanebi: Clerks of Beverley from Archbishop of York; Gilbert de Ghent.
    Now West Flotmanby.

    Foggathorpe
    Fulcartorp: Nigel Fossard from Count of Mortain; Ralph de Mortimer; Gilbert de Tison.
    Moated Manor Farm.

    Folkton
    Fulcheton: King's land.
    Manor house; church with Saxon carving; round barrows.

    Fordon
    Fordun: King's land.

    Fosham
    Fos(s)ham: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Now Low Fosham.

    Foston-on-the-Wolds
    Fodstone: Hugh from William de Percy. Church, mill.
    Norman church; windmill.

    Foxholes
    Foxele / Foxhole / Foxohole: King's land.
    Manor house.

    Fraisthorpe
    Frestintorp: King's land; Count of Mortain; Hugh FitzBaldric; Uctred from the king.
    Manor farm; marshland enclosed with a dyke (c.1307).

    Fridaythorpe
    Fridag(s)torp / Frida(r)storp: King's land; Archbishop of York; Count of Mortain; Odo the Crossbowman.

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    Ganstead
    Gagenestad: Drogo de Beuvriere and Albert from him.
    Old Hall Farm, with the remains of a moat.

    Ganton
    Galmeton: King's land.
    Hall.

    Gardham
    Gerdene: Bishop of Durham.

    Garrowby
    Geruezbi / Gheruenzbi: King's land; Game, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king; Count of Mortain.
    Hall; medieval village site.

    Garton (near Aldbrough)
    Garton / tun: Count of Mortain; Drogo de Beuvriere. Church.
    13th century church.

    Garton-on-the-Wolds
    Garton / tune: St. John's Church, Beverley, from Archbishop of York before and after 1066; Count of Mortain. Church.
    Church, established by Kirkham Priory in 1132; evidence of continuous settlement since Neolithic times.

    Gate Fulford
    Foleforde / Fuleford(e): Count Alan.
    Suburb of York; also known as Fulford.

    Gembling
    Chemelinge / Ghemelinge: St. John's Church, Beverley, from Archbishop of York.

    Goodmanham
    Gudmundham: King's land; Archbishop of York; Nigel Fossard from Count of Mortain; William de Colevil from William de Percy; Gilbert de Tison.
    Tumuli; Norman church built over a Pagan temple destroyed in 627 after King Edwin had been converted.

    Gowthorpe
    G(he)uetorp: Archbishop of York.

    Goxhill
    Golse: Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Manor farm.

    Gransmoor
    Grentesmor(a) / Grenzmore: King's land.
    Medieval village earthworks.

    Great Cowden
    Coledun: Archbishop of York.
    Manor Farm.

    Great Driffield
    Drifeld / felt: King's land; Count of Mortain.
    Market town with the motte of a small medieval castle.

    Great Givendale
    Geuedale / Ghiuedale: King's land.

    Great Hatfield
    Haiefelt / Haifeld / -felt: Drogo de Beuvriere and Walter from him.

    Great Kelk
    Chelc(he): St. John's Church, Beverley from Archbishop of York.

    Greenwick
    Greneuuic: Archbishop of York.
    Greenwick Farm.

    Gribthorpe
    Gripetorp: Ralph de Mortimer; Gilbert de Tison.
    Moated site.

    Grimston (in Dunnington)
    Grimeston(e): Nigel from Fossard from Count of Mortain (claimed by William de Percy and Ernuin the priest).

    Grimston Garth (in Garton)
    Grimeston(e) / tun: Archbishop of York; Drogo de Beuvriere.
    Moated farmhouse; ponds; remains of the medieval village.

    Grimthorpe
    Grimtorp / Grintorp: King's land.
    Grimthorpe manor house; ancient hill-fort.

    Grindale
    G(e)rendele: King's land; Archbishop of York.
    Roman building site.

    Gunby
    Bonnebi: Count of Mortain; Gilbert de Tison.

    The Domesday Book, 1086

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