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Acaster Malbis, York

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Acaster Malbis, York

Acaster Malbis is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of the City of York, England. It is located on the River Ouse, almost 5 miles south of York. Nearby are the villages of Copmanthorpe 2 miles to the northwest, Bishopthorpe 2 miles to the north and Appleton Roebuck 3.5 miles to the southwest. The parish covers an area of about 2,000 acres. The Latin word for a camp is castra indicating that the Roman army may once have been based here.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyYork
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE5845
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

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

Acaster Malbis, par. and township, E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles S. of York and 1 mile from Naburn ry. sta., on river Ouse, 1886 ac. (33 water), pop. 374; township, pop. 264; P.O.

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