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Long Preston, North Yorkshire

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Long Preston, North Yorkshire

Long Preston is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England, in the Yorkshire Dales. It lies along the A65 road, and is 12 miles from Skipton and 4 miles from Settle. The population of Long Preston in 2001 was 680.
Post townSKIPTON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD8358
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 code01729

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

Preston ~ Preston Long

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

Long Preston, small town, par., and township with ry. sta., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles SE. of Settle - par., 13,557 ac., pop. 1486; township, 3578 ac., pop. 706; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Markets for cattle are held every alternate Monday, and there are 2 cattle fairs.

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