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Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire

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Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire

Thornton-in-Lonsdale is a village and civil parish in the District of Craven and ceremonial county of North Yorkshire in England. It is very close to the border with Cumbria and is 1 mile north of Ingleton and 5 miles south east of Kirkby Lonsdale, and has a population of 308. Its main claims to fame are the Marton Arms pub and St Oswald's Church, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle married his first wife at this church in 1885.
DistrictCraven
Post townCARNFORTH
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD6873
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 code01524
Population308 (2001)
 

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

Thornton in Lonsdale, township, West-Riding Yorkshire, and par., partly also in Lancashire, 1 mile N W. of Ingleton - par., 10,181 ac., pop. 1024; township, 7485 ac., pop. 320; Thornton Scar is a picturesque cliff 300 ft. high, and Thornton Force is a cascade of about 90 ft. in fall.

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