Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.


The village below Roseberry from which it takes its name although in the 19th-century it was often referred to as Newton-in-Cleveland. There is a suggestion however that it was originally called Newton-under-Othenesberg which evolved to Newton-under-Roseberry with the slurring of the ‘r’. The ton suffix in Newton derives from the Anglo Saxon meaning a farm or enclosure and is quite common in the Tees Valley: Stainton, Ayton and Hilton.

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