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Marrick, North Yorkshire

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Marrick, North Yorkshire

Marrick is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. Located in the Yorkshire Dales, its main attraction is Marrick Priory, which is now a residential centre for outdoor education. The outdoor centre was converted from disused Priory buildings during the 1960s and has been providing a range of outdoor activities in the Yorkshire Dales for more than 40 years. The Priory was originally established as a nunnery between 1140-1160.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE0798
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 Marrick, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Marrick With Hurst

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

Marrick with Hurst, par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 6206 ac., pop. 307; contains Marrick, vil., on river Swale, 6½ miles SW. of Richmond; P.O.; the church is the nave of the church of the old nunnery (Marrick Abbey) founded in 1165; Marrick Park and Marrick Lodge are seats.

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