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Gargrave, North Yorkshire

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Gargrave, North Yorkshire

Gargrave is a small village and civil parish in the Craven district located along the A65, 4 miles northwest of Skipton in North Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the very edge of the Yorkshire Dales. The River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal pass through the village. It has a population of 1,764.
DistrictCraven
Post townSKIPTON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD9354
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
Population1,764 (2001)
 

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

Gheregraue ~ Geregraue

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

Gargrave, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Aire, 4 miles NW. of Skipton -- par., 11,668 ac., pop. 1916; township, 2541 ac., pop. 1287; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Gargrave House.

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