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Flaxby, North Yorkshire

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Flaxby, North Yorkshire

Flaxby is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It is close to the A1 road and 2 miles east of Knaresborough. Flaxby was once part of the wapentake of Claro. It is also part of the ecclesiastical parish of Goldsborough (St Mary). In 1994, an Early Iron Age farmstead of the 7th–6th centuries BC was discovered by archaeologists, but the site was abandoned until the late Roman period.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3957
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

Other names by which Flaxby, North Yorkshire has been known in the past


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

Flaxby, township, Goldsborough par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 3½ miles NE. of Knaresborough, 718 ac., pop. 81.

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