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Spennithorne, North Yorkshire

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Spennithorne, North Yorkshire

Spennithorne is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. The township lies on the River Ure, 2 miles southeast of the market town of Leyburn: and has a station on the railway and a post-office under Bedale. The village is over looked by the tower of St. Michael's church. The River Ure set approximately 1 mile south of the village, is one of many rivers and waterways that drains the Dales into the River Ouse.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE1389
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

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

Spennithorne, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., North-Riding Yorkshire - par., 5477 ac., pop. 693; township, 1303 ac., pop. 200; vil., on river Ure, 2 miles SE. of Ley burn; P.O.; in vicinity is Spennithorne Hall, seat.

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