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Minskip, North Yorkshire

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Minskip, North Yorkshire

Minskip is a village in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It forms part of the civil parish of Boroughbridge. It is on the A6055 road and 1 mile south west of Boroughbridge. Minskip appears in the Domesday Book as Minescip, a name derived from the Old English gemaenscipe meaning a community or communal holding (A D Mills "Dictionary of English Place Names" Oxford University Press, 1991, page 231. ) It's bus links are provided by Eddie Brown and it's very close to the A1(M).
DistrictHarrogate
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3864
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
 

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

Minskip, township and vil., Aldborough par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 1½ mile SW. of Boroughbridge, 1414 ac., pop. 219.

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