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Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire

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Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire

Boroughbridge is a small town and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated 13 miles northwest of York. Until its road bypass was built, the town lay on the main A1 road from London to Edinburgh. The A1 crosses the River Ure here.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3966
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 code01423

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

Borough Brigg ~ Burrough Bridge ~ Burrow Bridge ~ Burrowbridge ~ Burrowbrig ~ Burrowbrigg ~ Newborough

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

Boroughbridge.-- township and market town, Aidborough par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Ure, 21½ miles NW. of York by rail, 95 ac., pop. 966; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Saturday. B. was the scene of the defeat of the Earl of Lancaster by Edward II. in 1321. B. Hall is in the vicinity.

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