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Dringhouses, York

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Dringhouses, York

Dringhouses is a suburb, formerly a village, in York, England and includes the area known as Woodthorpe. It is bounded by the Knavesmire, an open area of land on which York Racecourse is situated, to the east, Askham Bogs and the A64 to the south, the York Outer Ring road to the west and the Unitary Authority Wards of Westfield, Acomb, and Holgate to the north. It is located approximately two and quarter miles from York City Centre.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyYork
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE5849
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

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

Dringhouses, township, St Mary Bishophill Senior, Holy Trinity Micklegate, and Acomb pars., East and West Riding Yorkshire, 1½ mile SW. of York, 779 ac., pop. 477; .

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