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Gatenby, North Yorkshire

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Gatenby, North Yorkshire

Gatenby is a secluded village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated about two miles east of the A1 road, near to the River Swale. Nearby is RAF Leeming. The place name is found in the Domesday Book as Ghetenesbi, the meaning is unclear, one interpretation is "goat's tongue ridge farm", a farm situated on a narrow ridge. From the place name, there is a derivative English surname, see Gatenby (name).
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE3287
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

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

Gatenby, township, Burneston par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles E. of Bedale, 876 ac., pop. 51.

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