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Austwick, North Yorkshire

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Austwick, North Yorkshire

Austwick is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England, about 5 miles north west of Settle. The village is on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Prior to local government reorganisation in 1974, Austwick parish was within Settle Rural District which was in the County of the West Riding of Yorkshire. According to the Austwick & Lawkland Tithe Map of 21 October 1851 the parish has an area of 8,201 acres of which around a quarter is uncut moorland.
DistrictCraven
Post townLANCASTER
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD7668
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
Population476
 

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

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

Austwick, township and seat, Clapham par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4½ miles NW. of Settle, 7450 ac., pop. 473.

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