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Bishop Thornton, North Yorkshire

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Bishop Thornton, North Yorkshire

Bishop Thornton is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 521. The village is about seven miles north of Harrogate. Bishop Thornton also had a Cricket Club which was established for over 100 years the club plays very competitively. Bishop Thornton has two churches and two schools one church and school Roman Catholic and one church and school Church of England.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE2663
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

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

Bishop Thornton, township and eccl. dist. (St John), in par. and 5½ miles SW. of Ripon, E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 3135 ac., pop. 479.

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