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Wighill, North Yorkshire

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Wighill, North Yorkshire

Wighill is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It is near the River Wharfe and 6 miles east of Wetherby, West Yorkshire. The village has one public house, The White Swan Inn, which reopened on 23 October, 2009, after a two-year closure.
DistrictSelby and Ainsty
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE4746
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

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

Wighill, par., township, and vil., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - par., 2624 ac., pop. 239; township, 2247 ac., pop. 239; vil., 2½ miles N. of Tadcaster; in vicinity is Wighill Park, seat of Lord Hawke.

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