Looking past Raw Bank to Arkle Town in the middle distance with Langthwaite behind
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Arkle Town is a hamlet adjoining Langthwaite in Arkengarthdale in the Richmondshire district of, North Yorkshire, England. Arkel is a Norse personal name and probably arrived with settlers during the tenth century. Formerly it had a parish church, inn and workhouse. Now there are none of these though the graveyard can still be traced.
The 1851 census counted 41 houses in Arkle Town.
- Batty, Margaret (1982) A View of Akengarthdale. Teesdale Mercury Press. Page 4.
- Batty. pp 14.
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