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Appleton Wiske, North Yorkshire

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Appleton Wiske, North Yorkshire

Appleton Wiske is a small village and civil parish that sits between Northallerton and Yarm in the Vale of York, a flat tract of land that runs between the North Yorkshire Moors to the east, the Yorkshire Dales to the west and the River Tees to the north. The village, which was known as Apletona in the Domesday Book, eventually took the name of the nearby River Wiske to distinguish itself from other Appletons in the area, such as Appleton-le-Moors.
DistrictHambleton
Post townNORTHALLERTON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ3904
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
Dialling code01609
 

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

Appleton Upon Wiske

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

Appleton upon Wiske, township, North-Riding Yorkshire, on river Wiske, 7½ miles NE. of Northallerton, 1865 ac., pop. 331; P.O.

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