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Askrigg, North Yorkshire

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Askrigg, North Yorkshire

Askrigg is a small village and civil parish in Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is part of the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. The village and its parish are located in Upper Wensleydale, 12 miles west of Leyburn, and 5 miles east of Hawes. It is 26.4 miles west of the County Town of Northallerton.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSD9491
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

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

Askrigg, township with ry. sta., North-Riding Yorkshire, on river Ure, 10½ miles W. of Leyburn, 4907 ac. (28 water), pop. 624; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Thursday.

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