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Hellifield, North Yorkshire

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Hellifield, North Yorkshire

Hellifield is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. The village once was an important railway junction on the Settle-Carlisle Railway between the Midland Railway and the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, but Hellifield railway station is now a shadow of its former glory. It is situated on the A65, between Skipton and Settle. Hellifield currently has a population of 1,060 residents.
DistrictCraven
Post townSKIPTON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD8556
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 code01756
 

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

Haelgefled ~ Helgefeld ~ Helgefelt

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

Hellifield, township and ry. sta., Long Preston par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Ribble, 5 miles SE. of Settle, 3401 ac., pop. 424; P.O.; contains the seat of Hellifield Peel (time of Henry VI.).

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