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Thornton Steward, North Yorkshire

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Thornton Steward, North Yorkshire

Thornton Steward is a small village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England, near Wensleydale, with a population of 100-200. The village is very similar to the others that dot Wensleydale but Thornton Steward however has a reservoir owned by Yorkshire Water. Other attractions include St. Oswald's Church, the oldest church in Wensleydale. The church was subject to Channel 4's show Time Team where they found remains of a communion of monks.
DistrictRichmondshire
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE1787
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
 

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

Thornton Steward, par., North-Riding Yorkshire, on r. Ure, 5 m. SE. of Leyburn, 2158 ac., pop. 249; P.O.

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