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Middleton Quernhow, North Yorkshire

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Middleton Quernhow, North Yorkshire

Middleton Quernhow is a settlement and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It is very near the A1 road and about 4 miles north of Ripon. Quernhow, which has also been spelled Whernhowe and Whernou means mill-hill, the first element deriving from the Old Norse kvern meaning a mill stone. How or Howe, deriving from the Old Norse word haugr meaning a hill, is a common element in Yorkshire place name.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE3378
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire

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

Middleton Quernhow, township, Wath par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 5 m. NE. of Ripon, 764 ac., pop. 83.

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