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Eryholme, North Yorkshire

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Eryholme, North Yorkshire

Eryholme is a village and civil parish in the district of Richmondshire in North Yorkshire, England. The village is situated on the south bank of the River Tees opposite Hurworth, four and a half miles south east of Darlington. In this part of the Tees valley the river forms many loops called 'holmes'. The word 'holm' is of Viking origin and means "island formed by a river". Eryholme's name is, however, a corruption of its original name 'Erghum'.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ3208
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

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

Eryholme, township, Gilling par., North-Riding Yorkshire, on river Tees, 4½ miles SE. of Darlington, 2345 ac., pop. 185.

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