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Spofforth, North Yorkshire

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Spofforth, North Yorkshire

Spofforth /ˈspɒfərθ/ is a village in the civil parish of Spofforth with Stockeld in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It is located about 3 miles north west of Wetherby and 5 miles south of Harrogate, on the River Crimple, a tributary of the River Nidd.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3651
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

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

Spofforth, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - par., 13,062 ac., pop. 3745; township (Spofforth with Stockeld), partly also in Kirk Deighton par., 5466 ac., pop. 856; vil., 3½ miles NW. of Wetherby by rail; P.O., T.O.; on an eminence at SW. side of vil. stand the ruins of Spofforth Castle (1309); in vicinity is Spofforth Hall, seat.

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