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Grassington, North Yorkshire

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Grassington, North Yorkshire

Grassington is a market town and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. The town is situated in Wharfedale around 9 miles from Bolton Abbey and is surrounded by limestone scenery. Nearby villages include Linton, Threshfield, Hebden, Conistone and Kilnsey.
DistrictCraven
Post townSKIPTON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE0064
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
Population1,390
 

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

Chersintone ~ Ghersintone

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

Grassington, township, Linton par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Wharfe, 8½ miles N. of Skipton, 5802 ac., pop. 617; P.O.; contains the seat of Grassington House.

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