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Wass, North Yorkshire

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Wass, North Yorkshire

Wass is a village in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England within the North York Moors National Park. A short distance from the village lie the ruins of Byland Abbey. Despite the small size of the village (population c.100) there is a pub, the Wombwell Arms. It is nestled at the foot of Wass Bank and has beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Wass Grange lies to the east of Wass village.
DistrictRyedale
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE5579
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01347
 

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

Wass, township, Kilburn par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 6 miles SW. of Helmsley, 856 ac., pop. 113; the Gorge of Wass is a mountain road across the Hambleton Hills.

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