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Rylstone, North Yorkshire

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Rylstone, North Yorkshire

Rylstone is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated very near to Cracoe and about 6 miles south west of Grassington. Rylstone railway station opened in 1902, closed to passengers in 1930, and closed completely in 1969. The members of Rylstone and District Women's Institute were the inspiration for the 2003 film Calendar Girls, although the film was shot based in nearby Kettlewell.
DistrictCraven
Post townSKIPTON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD9658
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
 

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

Rilston

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

Rilston, (or Rylstone), eccl. dist., township, and vil., Burnsall par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - dist. (Rilston with Collision), pop. 578; township, 3197 ac., pop. 130; the vil. is 5 miles N. of Skipton; it was from Rylstone (where there are slight traces of the old manor house of the Nortons) that Wordsworth's "White Doe" travelled to Bolton Abbey.

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