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Bishopthorpe, York

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Bishopthorpe, York

Bishopthorpe is a village and civil parish three miles south of York in the City of York unitary authority and ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England. It is close to the River Ouse, and has a population of 3,174. Prior to 1996 it was part of the Selby district. The area of Main Street and the Palace were made a conservation area in 1989 along with other open areas of the village.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyYork
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE5947
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
Population3,174 (Census 2001)

Other names by which Bishopthorpe, York has been known in the past

Bishop Thorpe ~ Bishops Thorpe ~ Saint Andrews Thorpe ~ Thorpe Upon Ouse ~ Badetropes ~ Badetrop

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

Bishop-Thorpe, par. and township, E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Ouse, 3½ miles SW. of York -- par., 739 ac., pop. 477; township, 79 ac., pop. 422; P.O.; contains Bishopthorpe Palace, seat of the Archbishop of York.

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