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Bishop Monkton, North Yorkshire

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Bishop Monkton, North Yorkshire

Bishop Monkton is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England, about five miles south of Ripon. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 775. Main features of the village include a beck which runs through the centre of the village, two churches (St John the Baptist and a Methodist church), a newly-built village hall and playing fields, a primary school, two pubs and two caravan sites. It is within easy reach of Ripon and Harrogate.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3266
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 code01765
Population775 (2001)

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

Bishop Monckton ~ Monckton Bishop

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

Bishop Monckton, township and eccl. dist. (St John), Ripon par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles SE. of Ripon -- township, 2186 ac., pop. 483; eccl. dist., pop. 496; P.O.

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