Fremington, North Yorkshire

Fremington is a hamlet in the Yorkshire Dales in North Yorkshire, England.[1][2] The hamlet is almost joined to Reeth and Grinton. It is split into Low Fremington which is built along the B6270 and High Fremington which is a scattering of houses running up towards Fremington Edge.

Fremington is located in North Yorkshire
Location within North Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSE046988
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtDL11
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
List of places
54°23′08″N 1°55′49″W / 54.38547°N 1.9303°W / 54.38547; -1.9303
The old village cornmill, driven by the Arkle Beck, now a barn

The origin of the place-name is from the Old English words Fremi (or Frema), ing and tun and means estate associated with a man named Fremi (or Frema). It appears as Fremington in the Domesday Book of 1086.[3]

In the 19th-century a hoard of 1st-century Roman horse harness fittings, known as the Fremington Hagg Hoard, was found near Fremington.[4][5]

References edit

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 98 Wensleydale & Upper Wharfedale (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2009. ISBN 9780319231586.
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  3. ^ Mills, A. D. (2011) [first published 1991]. A Dictionary of British Place Names (First edition revised 2011 ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 195. ISBN 9780199609086.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Monument No. 48764". Research records (formerly PastScape). Retrieved 6 November 2019.
  5. ^ Webster, G. (1971). "A hoard of Roman military equipment from Fremington Hagg". In Butler, R. M. (ed.). Soldier and Civilian in Roman Yorkshire: Essays to Commemorate the Nineteenth Centenary of the Foundation of York. Leicester University Press. pp. 107–125.

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