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Ampleforth, North Yorkshire

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Ampleforth, North Yorkshire

Ampleforth is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, about 23 miles north of York. The village is situated on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. The parish has a population of 883 according to the 2001 census and includes Ampleforth College. Until immediately after the Second World War Ampleforth mainly consisted of houses built along the main road which serves as the principal thoroughfare.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE5878
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 code01439

Other names by which Ampleforth, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Ampleforth Bridforth and Ampleforth St Peter ~ Ampleforth Oswaldkirk ~ Oswaldkirk ~ Oswaldkirk Ampleforth

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

Ampleforth, par. and vil. with ry. sta., North-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles SW. of Helmsley, 1507 ac., pop. 414; P.O.

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