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Ravensworth, North Yorkshire

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Ravensworth, North Yorkshire

Ravensworth is a small village in the Holmedale valley in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. It is the largest settlement in the civil parish of Kirkby Ravensworth, and is in the ward of Gilling West. It is approximately 4.5 miles north-west from Richmond and 10 miles from Darlington. The village has a population of 255, according to the 2011 Census.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ1407
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01325
Populationc.270 (2009 estimate)

Other names by which Ravensworth, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Kirkby Ravensworth ~ Ravenswath

Ravensworth, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kirkby Ravensworth, par., North-Riding Yorkshire, on Gilling Beck, 5 miles NW. of Richmond, 15,400 ac. (including part of Burningham par.), pop. 1045.

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