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Thornton Watlass, North Yorkshire

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Thornton Watlass, North Yorkshire

Thornton Watlass is a small village and civil parish within the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. It is located north of Masham and south of Bedale on the eastern slopes of the Ure Valley at the entrance to Wensleydale and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is 11 miles North of Ripon, 4 miles from the A1, 11 miles from the main railway line at Northallerton and 18 miles from Teeside Airport. Its population was 180 in 2001, and 190 in 2005.
Post townRIPON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE2385
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
Dialling code01677
Population190 (2005)

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

Thornton Watlass, par., township, and seat, North-Riding Yorkshire, 3 miles SW. of Bedale - par., 3709 ac., pop. 426; township, 1482 ac., pop. 183; P.O.

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