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Uckerby, North Yorkshire

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Uckerby, North Yorkshire

Uckerby is a hamlet and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. It situated at a crossroads on the road between Scorton and Moulton. Uckerby first appears on record as Ukerby, in 1198. The place name is derived from two Old Norse elements: the first is thought to be an unattested Old Norse personal name, either *Úkyrri or *Útkári; the second element is býr, meaning farmstead. Both of the minor roads that cross the main road are dead ends.
DistrictRichmondshire
Post townRICHMOND
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ2402
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
 

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

Uckerby, township, Catterick par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 4½ miles E. of Richmond, 779 ac., pop. 38.

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