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Osmotherley, North Yorkshire

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Osmotherley, North Yorkshire

Osmotherley is an English village and civil parish, situated in the Hambleton hills in North Yorkshire. The village is the western edge of the North York Moors National Park. It is likely that Osmotherley means the clearing or 'ley' (pronounced lee), belonging to a Viking called 'Asmund' or a Saxon called 'Osmund'.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE4597
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 code01609

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


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

Osmotherly, par., township, and vil., North-Riding Yorkshire - par., 7625 ac. (including part of Sigston),.-pop. 1161; township, 3196 ac., pop. 920; vil., 6 miles NE. of Northallerton; P.O., T.O.; has some remains of an ancient priory.

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