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New Village Hall Fund Raising Events

The following new events to raise funds for the new village hall have just been added to the events calendar. Please see the calendar for full details: -

  • February 19th
    Spice Night 'Take Away'

  • March 12th
    'Crafternoon' Tea Party

  • March 19th
    Baby and Children's Nearly New Clothes Sale

In addition to these it is also planned to have a full day 'Get to Know Your Digital Camera' run by a local trained photographer at Pepperfield Farm. He will lead a small class to get to know more about digital cameras. He has a fully equipped indoor studio. The course will take place at the farm and will involve both indoor and outdoor shots. He can supply a camera for you to borrow for the day. Lunch will be provided. Further details to come. However please register your interest by dropping an email to the website. Spaces are limited.

Has anyone organised a car boot sale? We have a field to hold it in but need of someone to help organise it. If you can help please drop an email to the website. 

Photographs 

As requested in the latest Around&About, would anyone with photos of Croft Village Hall showing the many ways it can be used and enjoyed please send them to geoff@croftontees.co.uk 

Welcome to Croft on Tees

The parish of Croft on Tees is situated in the northern part of the County of North Yorkshire with its administrative centre at Northallerton, 12 miles to the south. The district council is Richmondshire with its centre at Richmond, 12 miles south-west of the parish.

The parish is bordered to the north and east by the river Tees, to the south by Dalton parish and to the west by Barton, Stapleton and North Cowton parish councils.

There is likely to have been a settlement at Croft from earliest times as the river crossing at this point has always been recorded as an important crossing for travellers going North to Scotland or South to London. The present bridge is listed as an ancient monument.

It is believed that a church has stood where the present parish church of St Peter's stands since the 9th century, being Anglo-Saxon.

There are several prominent houses in the parish which date back to the 17th and 18th century but which have since been modified.

The village saw its greatest expansion of building during the period in the 19th century when the healing waters of the sulphur springs were developed and commercialised with the need for accommodation for visitors. Some stayed for weeks and longer to 'take the waters'.