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Winksley, North Yorkshire

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Winksley, North Yorkshire

Winksley is a small village and civil parish in the district of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. It is situated west of Ripon, and is on the River Laver, which flows into the River Skell (a tributary of the River Ure) just outside Ripon. Winksley is surrounded by farmland and is close to several woodlands including; Hencliffe wood, Kendale wood and North wood. 'Winksley, a township and a chapelry in Ripon parish, W. R. Yorkshire. The township lies 5 miles W of Ripon r. station. Acres, 703.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2571
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire

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


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

Winksley, township and eccl. dist., Ripon par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles W. of Ripon - township, 729 ac., pop. 116; eccl. dist. (Winksley cum Grantley), pop. 351.

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