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Kilnsey, North Yorkshire

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Kilnsey, North Yorkshire

Kilnsey is a small village in Wharfedale, North Yorkshire, England. It lies on the B6160 road, between the villages of Grassington and Kettlewell, near Arncliffe and just across the River Wharfe from Conistone. The most notable feature of Kilnsey is a large limestone cliff called Kilnsey Crag, overlooking the road and the River Wharfe from the west. The Crag is around 170 feet high, with an overhang of 40 feet.
Post townSKIPTON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD9767
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

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


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

Kilnsey, hamlet, Burnsall par., E. div. WestRiding Yorkshire, 9 miles N. of Skipton; P.O.; in vicinity is Kilnsey Crag. See CONISTON with KILNSEY.

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