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Giggleswick, North Yorkshire

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Giggleswick, North Yorkshire

Giggleswick is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the B6480 road, less than 1 mile north-west from the town of Settle. It is the site of Giggleswick School.
DistrictCraven
Post townSETTLE
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD8164
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 code01729
Population1,410
 

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

Ghigleswick ~ Gighelesuuic

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

Giggleswick, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Ribble, 8 miles SE. of Ingleton -- par., 18,319 ac., pop. 4298; township, 4338 ac., pop. 976; P.O.; has a grammar school founded by Edward VI.; in vicinity are several slate and stone quarries; the par. contains Settle.

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