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Askham Richard, York

Askham Richard is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of City of York in the north of England, six and a half miles south west of York, close to Copmanthorpe, Bilbrough and Askham Bryan. Prior to 1996 it formed part of the district of Selby. The village became a Conservation Area in 1975. Nearby is Askham Bryan College of Agriculture.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyYork
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE5348
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 code01904

Other names by which Askham Richard, York has been known in the past

West Askham

Askham Richard, York in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Askham Richard, par. and seat, E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4½ miles SW. of York, 981 ac., pop. 232.

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