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Askham Bryan, York

Askham Bryan is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of City of York in the north of England, 6 miles south west of York, west of Bishopthorpe, and close to Askham Richard and Copmanthorpe. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 582. Prior to 1996 it formed part of the district of Selby. Askham Bryan is mentioned in the Domesday Book. The name comes from Ascam or Ascha meaning "enclosure of ash-tree". "Bryan" is Bryan FitzAlan.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyYork
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE5548
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 Bryan, York has been known in the past

East Askham

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

Askham Bryan, par. with seat, E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 3½ m. SW. of York, 1895 ac., pop. 303; P.O.

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