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Encyclopedia > North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire
Image:EnglandNorthYorkshire.png
Geography
Status Ceremonial & (smaller) Non-metropolitan county
Origin 1974
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
(part of ceremonial county in North East)
Area
- Total
- Admin. council
- Admin. area
Ranked 1st
8,654 km²
Ranked 1st
8,038 km²
Admin HQ Northallerton
ISO 3166-2 GB-NYK
ONS code 36
NUTS 3 UKE22
Demographics
Population
- Total (2005 est.)
- Density
- Admin. council
- Admin. pop.
Ranked 16th
1,045,000
121 / km²
Ranked 20th
582,000
Ethnicity 97.9% White
1.0% S.Asian
Politics

North Yorkshire County Council
http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/
Executive Conservative
Members of Parliament
Districts
Image:North Yorkshire Ceremonial Numbered.png
  1. Selby
  2. Harrogate
  3. Craven
  4. Richmondshire
  5. Hambleton
  6. Ryedale
  7. Scarborough
  8. City of York (Unitary)
  9. Redcar and Cleveland (Unitary)
  10. Middlesbrough (Unitary)
  11. Stockton-on-Tees (Unitary)
    (the part south of the Tees)

North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan or shire county, located in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England, and a ceremonial county in that region and also partly in North East England. Created in 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972 [1] it covers an area of 8,654 km², making it the largest county in England. Image File history File links map of admin county File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... The Local Government Act 1972 (1972 c. ... Yorkshire and the Humber is one of the regions of England. ... North-East England is one of the nine official regions of England and comprises the combined area of Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear and a small part of North Yorkshire. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. ... This is a List of Ceremonial counties of England by Area. ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This is a list of non-metropolitan counties of England by area. ... Statistics Population: 15,517 (2001 census) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: SE371937 Administration District: Hambleton Shire county: North Yorkshire Region: Yorkshire and the Humber Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: North Yorkshire Historic county: Yorkshire (North Riding) Services Police force: North Yorkshire Police Fire and rescue... The ISO 3166-2 codes for the United Kingdom correspond to the nations administrative divisions. ... The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. ... The Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) is a geocode standard for referencing the administrative division of countries for statistical purposes. ... In physics, density is mass m per unit volume V. For the common case of a homogeneous substance, it is expressed as: where, in SI units: ρ (rho) is the density of the substance, measured in kg·m-3 m is the mass of the substance, measured in kg V is... This is a List of Ceremonial counties of England by Population - 2002 mid-year estimates from the Office for National Statistics, unrounded figures published by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister in the Entitlement Notification Reports for Revenue Support Grants [1]. See also: List of Administrative shire counties of... This is a list of non-metropolitan counties of England by population. ... Image File history File links N_Yorks_arms. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This is a list of MPs elected in the UK general election, 2005 to the House of Commons for the Fifty-Fourth Parliament of the United Kingdom at the United Kingdom general election, 2005, arranged by constituency. ... Vera Baird (born February 13, 1951) is the British member of Parliament for Redcar, and a Queens Counsel. ... Hugh Bayley (born January 9, 1952 in Oxford) is a British politician. ... Sir Stuart Bell (born May 16, 1938) is the Member of Parliament for Middlesbrough, which is in the North-East of England. ... David Curry The Right Honourable David Maurice Curry (born June 13, 1944) is a British Conservative politician and the Member of Parliament for Skipton and Ripon. ... Robert Goodwill (born December 31, 1956, North Yorkshire) is a British politician and a member of the Conservative Party (UK). ... John Robert Greenway (born February 15, 1946) is a British politician and Conservative Member of Parliament for Ryedale. ... John Timothy Grogan (born 24 February 1961) is a British politician. ... William Jefferson Hague (born March 26, 1961) is a British politician, the Member of Parliament for Richmond, North Yorkshire, former leader of the Conservative Party, and current Shadow Foreign Secretary. ... Ashok Kumar (born 28 May 1956, Uttar Pradesh, India) is a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom. ... Anne Caroline Ballingall McIntosh (born 20 September 1954) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... Dari Jean Taylor (born 13 December 1944, Rhondda as Dari Jean Jones) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... Phil Willis George Philip Willis (born 30 November 1941, Burnley) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... Image File history File links North_Yorkshire_Ceremonial_Numbered. ... Selby is a local government district in North Yorkshire, England. ... Harrogate is a local government district and borough of North Yorkshire, England. ... For other uses, see Craven (disambiguation). ... Richmondshire is a local government district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Hambleton is a local government district of North Yorkshire. ... Ryedale is a local government district in North Yorkshire in England. ... Scarborough is a non-metropolitan district and borough of North Yorkshire, England. ... York is a city in North Yorkshire, England, at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. ... Redcar and Cleveland is a unitary authority in the former county of Cleveland, consisting of Redcar, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Guisborough, and small towns such as Brotton, Skelton, and Loftus. ... Middlesbrough is a unitary authority and borough in North Yorkshire, North East England. ... Stockton-on-Tees is a unitary authority and borough in the Tees Valley area of north-east England, with a resident population in 2001 of 178,408, rising to 185,880 in 2005 estimates. ... A shire county or non-metropolitan county in England, is a county level entity which is not a metropolitan county. ... Yorkshire and the Humber is one of the regions of England. ... 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Divisions and environs

The area under the control of the county council, or shire county, is divided into a number of local government districts; they are Craven, Hambleton, Harrogate, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough and Selby. [2] A shire county or non-metropolitan county in England, is a county level entity which is not a metropolitan county. ... For other uses, see Craven (disambiguation). ... Hambleton is a local government district of North Yorkshire. ... Harrogate is a local government district and borough of North Yorkshire, England. ... Richmondshire is a local government district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Ryedale is a local government district in North Yorkshire in England. ... Scarborough is a non-metropolitan district and borough of North Yorkshire, England. ... Selby is a local government district in North Yorkshire, England. ...


The Department for Communities and Local Government is considering reorganising North Yorkshire County Council's administrative structure by abolishing the seven districts to create a North Yorkshire unitary authority. The changes are planned to be implemented no later than 1 April 2009.[3][4] The Department for Communities and Local Government is a United Kingdom government department. ... A unitary authority is a type of local authority, which has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area. ...


York, Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland are unitary authority boroughs which form part of the ceremonial county for various functions such as the Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, but do not come under county council control. Uniquely for a district in England, Stockton-on-Tees is split between North Yorkshire and County Durham for this purpose. Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees and Redcar and Cleveland boroughs form part of the North East England region. [5] York is a city in North Yorkshire, England, at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. ... Middlesbrough is a unitary authority and borough in North Yorkshire, North East England. ... Redcar and Cleveland is a unitary authority in the former county of Cleveland, consisting of Redcar, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Guisborough, and small towns such as Brotton, Skelton, and Loftus. ... A unitary authority is a type of local authority, which has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area. ... The position of Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire was created in 1974 1974 to 1987 the position was held by The Most Honorable, the Fourth Marquess of Normanby, Lord Oswald (Constantine) John Phipps KG CBE whose seat is Mulgrave Castle, Lythe, Whitby. ... Stockton-on-Tees is a unitary authority and borough in the Tees Valley area of north-east England, with a resident population in 2001 of 178,408, rising to 185,880 in 2005 estimates. ... North-East England is one of the nine official regions of England and comprises the combined area of Northumberland, County Durham, Tyne and Wear and a small part of North Yorkshire. ...


The area including the unitary authorities, or ceremonial county, borders East Riding of Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumbria and County Durham. The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... The East Riding of Yorkshire is a local government district with unitary authority status, and a ceremonial county of England. ... South Yorkshire is a metropolitan and ceremonial county in the Yorkshire and the Humber Government Office Region of England, in the United Kingdom. ... West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England. ... Lancashire is a county in North West England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea. ... Cumbria (IPA: ), created in 1974, is a county in the North West region of England. ... County Durham is a county in north-east England. ...


Physical features

Within North Yorkshire are the North York Moors and most of the Yorkshire Dales; two of eleven areas of countryside within England and Wales to be officially designated as a national park. The highest point is Whernside, on the Cumbrian border, at 2414 feet (736 metres). North York Moors National Park is a National Park in the north of England. ... The Yorkshire Dales (also known as the Dales) is the name given to an upland area, mostly in Yorkshire, in Northern England. ... The Brecon Beacons National Park, looking from the highest point of Pen Y Fan (886 m/2907 feet) to Corn Du (873 m/2864 feet) The national parks of England and Wales are areas of relatively undeveloped and scenic landscape that are designated under the National Parks and Access to... Whernside is a mountain in the Yorkshire Dales. ...


History

North Yorkshire was formed on 1 April 1974 as a result of the Local Government Act 1972, and covers most of the lands of the historic North Riding, as well as the northern half of the West Riding, the northern and eastern fringes of the East Riding of Yorkshire and the former county borough of York. April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The Local Government Act 1972 (1972 c. ... The historic counties of England are ancient subdivisions of England. ... The North Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three traditional subdivisions of Yorkshire, northern England, United Kingdom. ... The West Riding as an administrative county prior to its abolition in 1974. ... The East Riding of Yorkshire is a local government district with unitary authority status, and a ceremonial county of England. ... Look up Yorkshire in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... County borough was a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom to refer to a borough or a city independent of county administration. ...


York became a unitary authority independent of North Yorkshire on 1 April 1996, [6] and at the same time Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and areas of Stockton-on-Tees south of the river became part of North Yorkshire for ceremonial purposes, having been part of Cleveland from 1974 to 1996. A unitary authority is a type of local authority, which has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Status: Non-metropolitan county Admin. ...


Economy

This is a chart of trend of regional gross value added of North Yorkshire at current basic prices published (pp.240-253) by Office for National Statistics with figures in millions of British Pounds Sterling.

Year Regional Gross Value Added[7] Agriculture[8] Industry[9] Services[10]
1995 7,278 478 2,181 4,618
2000 9,570 354 2,549 6,667
2003 11,695 390 3,025 8,281

Towns and villages

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County Town: York
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Anthem
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Famous People
History
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White Rose
Yorkshire Day 1 August

Italicised locations lie outside the current North Yorkshire shire county. Look up Yorkshire in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Image File history File links Yorkshire_rose. ... York is a city in North Yorkshire, England, at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. ... In the British Isles since Anglo-Saxon times, a riding is traditionally a sub-division (especially in three) of a county, in Australia analogous. ... The East Riding of Yorkshire is a local government district with unitary authority status, and a ceremonial county of England. ... The North Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three traditional subdivisions of Yorkshire, northern England, United Kingdom. ... The West Riding as an administrative county prior to its abolition in 1974. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... The East Riding of Yorkshire is a local government district with unitary authority status, and a ceremonial county of England. ... South Yorkshire is a metropolitan and ceremonial county in the Yorkshire and the Humber Government Office Region of England, in the United Kingdom. ... West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England. ... Note: This page or section contains IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. ... On Ilkley Moor Baht at is a popular song in the English county of Yorkshire. ... Yorkshire County Cricket Club, who represent the historic county of Yorkshire, are one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English domestic cricket structure. ... This is a list of Yorkshire people. ... Yorkshire is a traditional county of England, centred on the county town of York, and was traditionally split into three Ridings. ... This is a list of cities, towns and villages in the historic English county of Yorkshire. ... The White Rose of York (Rosa alba) is the symbol of the House of York and latterly of Yorkshire. ... Yorkshire Day is celebrated on August 1 to promote the English county of Yorkshire as a good place to be born, to live, to work in and to visit. ... August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... Arncliffe is a small village in North Yorkshire, England. ... Ampleforth is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, about 20 miles north of York. ... Christ Church, Appleton-le-Moors the rose window Appleton-le-Moors is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Map sources for Bedale at grid reference SE2688 The centre of Bedale with St. ... Bellerby is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England, about seven miles south-west of Richmond. ... Map sources for Boroughbridge at grid reference SE3966 Boroughbridge is a small town 13 miles northwest of York in North Yorkshire in England. ... Borrowby could be Borrowby, Hambleton, North Yorkshire Borrowby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire This article consisting of geographical locations is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Botton is a small village in North Yorkshire, England which is mainly a Camphill Community for people with learning disabilities. ... Brompton are an English Bicycle manufacturer who produce Folding bicycles. ... Buckden is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Buttercrambe is a small village in the Buttercrambe with Bossall civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Castleton is a village on the River Esk in the county of North Yorkshire in England. ... Map sources for Catterick, North Yorkshire at grid reference SE2497 The village dates back to Roman times, when Cataractonium was a Roman fort protecting the crossing of the Great North Road over the River Swale. ... Map sources for Catterick Garrison at grid reference SE2497 Catterick Garrison is a major Army base located in North Yorkshire in England. ... Cawood (Other names: Carwood, Thorpe Lane) is a large village in North Yorkshire. ... The Dales as seen on the trail out of Clapham. ... Conistone is a small village (population 117 in the 2001 census) in North Yorkshire. ... Coxwold is a village in North Yorkshire, 18 miles north of York where the Rev. ... Dalton is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Dalton is a village and civil parish in North Yorkshire in the UK, about six miles northwest of Richmond within the council district of Richmondshire and close to the A66 transpennine trunk road. ... Danby Wiske is a village in the district of Hambleton in North Yorkshire. ... Easby could be Easby, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, England Easby, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, England Category: ... Statistics Population: 4230 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: SE529696 Administration District: Hambleton Shire county: North Yorkshire Region: Yorkshire and the Humber Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: North Yorkshire Historic county: Yorkshire (North Riding) Services Police force: North Yorkshire Police Fire and rescue: {{{Fire}}} Ambulance: Yorkshire... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... Embsay Station Barden Moor with Embsay Crag in the distance Upper Barden Reservoir in Barden Moor Embsay is a village in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England and is situated about 2 miles north-east of Skipton and has around 1750 residents. ... Statistics Population: 6560 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TA115807 Administration Borough: Scarborough Shire county: North Yorkshire Region: Yorkshire and the Humber Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: North Yorkshire Historic county: Yorkshire (East Riding) Services Police force: North Yorkshire Police Fire and rescue: North Yorkshire Ambulance... Gargrave church Gargrave is a small village located 3 miles from Skipton in North Yorkshire, England. ... Giggleswick is a village in the English county of North Yorkshire near to the town of Settle. ... Glasshouses is a small village in Nidderdale, North Yorkshire. ... Goathland is a village in the North Yorkshire Moors national park, England. ... Grassington is a picturesque village in Wharfedale, Yorkshire, England. ... Great Ayton is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire on the edge of the North York Moors in England. ... Grosmont (pronounced grow-mont) is a small village situated in North Yorkshire, England and is within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. ... Statistics Population: 85,128 (with Knaresborough) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: SE306553 Administration District: Harrogate Shire county: North Yorkshire Region: Yorkshire and the Humber Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: North Yorkshire Historic county: Yorkshire (West Riding) Services Police force: North Yorkshire Police Fire and rescue... Hawes is a small market town in the Yorkshire Dales. ... Haxby is a town in the unitary authority of City of York, on the River Foss, to the north of York and south of Strensall, in the country of England. ... Hebden may mean: In English geography: Hebden (village), a village in North Yorkshire, England Hebden Royd, a civil parish in West Yorkshire, England Hebden Bridge, a town thereof Hebden Bridge railway station, a National Rail depot situated therein As a surname: John Hebden, a British composer Kieran Hebden, a British... Statistics Population: 1,570 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: SE612838 Administration District: Ryedale Shire county: North Yorkshire Region: Yorkshire and the Humber Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: North Yorkshire Historic county: North Yorkshire Services Police force: North Yorkshire Police Ambulance service: Yorkshire Post office and... Helperby is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England, about five miles west of Easingwold. ... Horton in Ribblesdale is a small village in Ribblesdale on the Settle - Carlisle Railway at the western side of Penyghent. ... Hunmanby, occassionaly referred to as Humbleby by its residents, is a small popular village on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds, approximately 3 miles South West of Filey Categories: Yorkshire geography stubs | Villages in North Yorkshire ... Huntington is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of City of York in the north of England, on the River Foss, north of York and south of Haxby. ... Ingleton is a village in the Yorkshire Dales, in North Yorkshire, in England. ... Categories: Stub | Villages in North Yorkshire ... Kilnsey is a small village in Wharfedale, Yorkshire, England. ... Kirbymoorside is a small market town in North Yorkshire, England. ... Map sources for Knaresborough at grid reference SE3557 Knaresborough is an historic market town and spa town in North Yorkshire, England, located four miles east of Harrogate. ... Leyburn is a small market town in Richmondshire, North Yorkshire in the United Kingdom on the northern bank of the river Ure in Wensleydale. ... Linton is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Litton is a village in North Yorkshire, England that lies further up Littondale than Arncliffe. ... Long Marston is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Malham is surrounded by stone-walled pastures. ... Malton is a market town in North Yorkshire, England, lying on the River Derwent. ... Map sources for Masham at grid reference SE2280 Masham (pronounced Massam) is a market town in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. ... Marske-by-the-Sea is a large village in East Cleveland, located in the borough of Redcar & Cleveland. ... Middleham is a small market town in the North Yorkshire dales. ... Middlesbrough is a large town in the North East of England, and is the principal location in the borough of Middlesbrough. ... Village View Muker is a hamlet in Swaledale, one of the Yorkshire Dales, England. ... New Marske is a village in the borough of Redcar and Cleveland and the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England. ... Statistics Population: 15,517 (2001 census) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: SE371937 Administration District: Hambleton Shire county: North Yorkshire Region: Yorkshire and the Humber Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: North Yorkshire Historic county: Yorkshire (North Riding) Services Police force: North Yorkshire Police Fire and rescue... Norton-on-Derwent is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Pateley Bridge is a market town in Nidderdale in North Yorkshire, England, on the River Nidd. ... Pickering is an ancient market town and a parish in the Ryedale district of the county of North Yorkshire, England,on the borders of the North York Moors National Park. ... Ravenscar (renamed from Peak in the early 20th century) is a village on the North Yorkshire coast, approximately 10 miles North of Scarborough. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Reeth is a small town in Yorkshire Dales where you are all fattys and will die Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England and principal settlement of Swaledale. ... The town of Richmond as seen from the top of the keep of Richmond Castle Richmond is a market town on the River Swale in North Yorkshire, UK and is the administrative centre of the district of Richmondshire. ... Rievaulx is a small village near Helmsley in North Yorkshire and is located in what was the inner court of Rievaulx Abbey, close to the River Rye. ... Statistics Population: 15,922 (parish); 16,468 (urban area) (2001 census figures) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: SE3112271296 Administration Borough: Harrogate Shire county: North Yorkshire Region: Yorkshire and the Humber Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: North Yorkshire Historic county: Yorkshire (West Riding) Services Police force... Location within the British Isles. ... Romanby is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. ... The South Bay at Scarborough Scarborough lies on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. ... Scorton is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England in the United Kingdom. ... Scruton is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Selby is a town in North Yorkshire, England. ... Statistics Population: 2420 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: SD817639 Administration District: Craven Shire county: North Yorkshire Region: Yorkshire and the Humber Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: North Yorkshire Historic county: West Riding Services Police force: North Yorkshire Police Ambulance: Yorkshire Post office and telephone Post... Sheriff Hutton is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Sicklinghall is a village in North Yorkshire, situated between the town of Wetherby (5 km to the east) and the village of Kirkby Overblow. ... Skipton is a town in North Yorkshire, England that lies along the River Aire and Leeds and Liverpool Canal. ... Sowerby is a small village south of Thirsk. ... Starbotton is a hamlet and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Stockton-on-the-Forest is a village in the unitary authority of York. ... Statistics Population: 4750 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: NZ524087 Administration District: Hambleton Shire county: North Yorkshire Region: Yorkshire and the Humber Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: North Yorkshire Historic county: Yorkshire (North Riding) Services Police force: North Yorkshire Police Ambulance service: Yorkshire Post office and... Streetlam centre, near sunset, May 15 2004 Streetlam is a small village or hamlet located 6 miles Northwest of Northallerton, the county town of North Yorkshire. ... Sherburn-in-Elmet is a village close to Selby, North Yorkshire. ... Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Map sources for Tadcaster at grid reference SE4843 Tadcaster is a town in North Yorkshire, England, lying on the River Wharfe and the Great North Road. ... Thirsk is a small market town in Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. ... Map sources for Thornaby-on-Tees at grid reference NZ4516 Thornaby-on-Tees is a town in the borough of Stockton on Tees in North East England. ... Thornton-le-Beans is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Thornton Steward is a small village in North Yorkshire near Wensleydale, with a population of 100-200. ... Thrintoft is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England in the United Kingdom. ... Thwaite is a village in the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire. ... Wass, formerly Byland with Wass is a village in North Yorkshire. ... Welburn could be two places in Ryedale, North Yorkshire. ... Whitley is a village in the English county of North Yorkshire. ... Whitby is a historic town in North Yorkshire on the north-east coast of England. ... Yafforth is a village in the civil parish of Danby Wiske in Hambleton, North Yorkshire in northern England, UK. Yafforth is situated about one mile west of Northallerton. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... York is a city in North Yorkshire, England, at the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss. ...


Places of interest

Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1686 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1686 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Bolton Abbey Bolton Abbey is a ruined 12th-century priory in North Yorkshire, England. ... Ampleforth College in North Yorkshire is the largest private Catholic mixed boarding school in the UK, and it is occasionally referred to as the Catholic Eton, a soubriqet also attached at different times to Beaumont (no longer open) and Stonyhurst College (both Jesuit schools) and which was Cardinal Newmans... Bolton Abbey Bolton Abbey is a ruined 12th-century priory in North Yorkshire, England. ... The ruins of Byland Abbey Early History Byland Abbey in Yorkshire was founded as a Savigniac abbey in January 1135 and was absorbed by the Cistercian order in 1147. ... English Heritage is a United Kingdom government body with a broad remit of managing the historic environment of England. ... Bolton Castle is located in Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales. ... Map sources for Catterick Garrison at grid reference SE2497 Catterick Garrison is a major Army base located in North Yorkshire in England. ... The Cleveland Hills are (some grographical feature in England). ... For other uses of Drax, see Drax. ... Duncombe Park is the seat of the Duncombe family whose senior member takes the title Baron or Earl Feversham. ... A stately home is, strictly speaking, one of about 500 large properties built in England between the mid-16th century and the early part of the 20th century, as well as converted abbeys and other church property (after the Dissolution of the Monasteries). ... The Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway (E&BASR) is a heritage railway in North Yorkshire, England. ... | name = Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo | image = | caption = Flamingo Land logo | location = | address = | phone_numbers = | opening_date = 1959 | previous_names = | season = March to October | area = 375 acres | rides = | coasters = | water_rides = | owner = Gordon Gibb | slogan = Wild Animals, Wilder Rides. ... Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire is a Cistercian monastery first founded A.D. 1132. ... The garden front of Castle Howard John Vanburghs complete project for Castle Howard, which was not all built. ... The Howardian Hills are an area of outstanding natural beauty in North Yorkshire, the United Kingdom. ... Helmsley Castle Helmsley Castle is a medieval castle situated in the market town of Helmsley, North Yorkshire. ... Lightwater Valley is a modern amusement park set in 175 acres (708,000 m²) of parkland, located on the edge of the village of North Stainley, near Ripon, North Yorkshire in England. ... Malham Cove and Malham Beck Malham Cove is a natural limestone formation, known as a national beauty spot, near Malham, North Yorkshire, England. ... Middleham Castle, now in the county of North Yorkshire, was build during the 12th century and later came into the hands of the Neville family, the most famous member of which was Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick - the Kingmaker. Under his ownership, improvements to the castle caused it to become... Mount Grace Priory is the best preserved and most accessible of the ten Carthusian charterhouses in England. ... A diesel train on the NYMR Goathland station. ... Ormesby Hall is a predominantly c. ... The ruins of the abbey church Rievaulx Abbey is a former Cistercian abbey located in the small village of Rievaulx (pronounced Ree-voh), near Helmsley in North Yorkshire. ... Selby Abbey is one of the relatively few surviving abbey churches of the medieval period, and, although not a cathedral, is one of the biggest. ... The home of the Rev. ... Gatehouse of Skipton Castle, North Yorkshire, England Skipton Castle is situated within the town of Skipton, North Yorkshire, England. ... Stanwick Fortifications close to the main gate in the north west Stanwick Iron Age Fortifications (also known as Stanwick Camp), a huge Iron Age hill fort comprising of six miles of ditches and ramparts enclosing over 700 acres of land, are situated in Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, England. ... Studley Royal Park is a park containing, and developed around, the ruins of the Cistercian Fountains Abbey in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. ... Deserted medieval village, looking north from old fish pond. ... The ruins of Whitby Abbey Illustration of the ruins of Whitby Abbey Whitby Abbey from pond Whitby Abbey is a ruined Benedictine abbey sited on Whitbys East Cliff in North Yorkshire on the north-east coast of England. ... The Yorkshire Air Museum, (RAF Elvington airfield during the World War II), is an air museum in the United Kingdom. ...

References

  1. ^ Arnold-Baker, C., Local Government Act 1972, (1973)
  2. ^ North Yorkshire County Council - Transport map of shire county divided into districts
  3. ^ North Yorkshire County Council - New Council for North Yorkshire
  4. ^ Communities and Local Government - Proposals for future unitary structures: Stakeholder consultation
  5. ^ North East Assembly - List of local authorities and members
  6. ^ OPSI - The North Yorkshire (District of York) (Structural and Boundary Changes) Order 1995
  7. ^ Components may not sum to totals due to rounding
  8. ^ includes hunting and forestry
  9. ^ includes energy and construction
  10. ^ includes financial intermediation services indirectly measured

External links

  • North Yorkshire Guide Guide from NorthYorks.com
  • BBC North Yorkshire North Yorkshire features, videos & pics from the BBC

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