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Yafforth, North Yorkshire

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Yafforth, North Yorkshire

Yafforth is a village in the civil parish of Danby Wiske in Hambleton, North Yorkshire, England about 1 mile west of Northallerton. The village lies on the B6271 road between Northallerton and the village of Scorton. The River Wiske passes to the east of the village. It is thought that the name Yafforth is derived from Ea-ford, meaning the ford in the river. Yafforth All Saints Church was built in 1208 and extensively rebuilt in 1870 Yafforth also had a Methodist chapel which closed in 1966.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE3494
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 code01609

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

Yafforth, township, DanbyWiske par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 1½ m. W. of Northallerton, 1350 ac., pop. 189.

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