A History of the County of York North Riding: Volume 1. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1914.
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THE WAPENTAKE OF HANG WEST
This wapentake contains the parishes of Aysgarth; Coverham; Downholme; Fingall; Grinton; Hauxwell; Middleham; Spennithorne; Thornton Steward; Wensley; East Witton; West Witton
It has formed throughout its history part of the honour of Richmond and has followed Richmondshire (q.v.) in descent.