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Whixley, North Yorkshire

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Whixley, North Yorkshire

Whixley is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It is near the A1 road and 10 miles west of York. The ancient village of Whixley lies on Rudgate, the old Roman road along which the Roman “Hispania” Legion would have marched to nearby Isurium (Aldborough). To the Normans it was Cucheslaga but by the 14th century it was called Quixley after the Lord of the Manor.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE4458
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

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

Whixley, par., township, and vil., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - par., 4083 ac., pop. 834; township, 2374 ac., pop. 521; vil., 6 miles SE. of Boroughbridge; P.O.

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