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Raskelf, North Yorkshire

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Raskelf, North Yorkshire

Raskelf is a Big village and civil parish in the district of North Yorkshire, England. The electoral role has a population of around 400. St Mary's church is notable as the only church in Yorkshire to have a wooden tower which dates back from medieval times. There still exists a 'pound' where stray animals were once kept. There are two public houses, The Old Black Bull and 'The Three Tuns'. The village itself is split into two, 'The Green' and the main village which are about 400 yards apart.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE4971
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
 

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

Ruskelf

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

Raskelf, township and vil. with ry. sta., Easingwold par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 13½ miles NW. of York by rail and 3 miles NW. of Easingwold, 4281 ac., pop. 478; P.O.

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