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Oswaldkirk, North Yorkshire

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Oswaldkirk, North Yorkshire

Oswaldkirk is a small village and civil parish near Helmsley in the district of Ryedale in North Yorkshire, England. It is named after the village church of St Oswald, King and Martyr, the Anglo-Saxon King of Northumbria who was slain by the pagan, Penda in 642. There is also a Catholic church, dedicated to St Aidan. The village also has a playground, a village hall and a pub called 'The Malt Shovel'. It is situated on the junction of the B1257 and the B1363. It is on the path of the Ebor Way.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE6278
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
 

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

Oswaldkirk, par., township, and vil., North-Riding Yorkshire - par., 4017 ac. (including part of Stonegrave par.), pop. 486; township, 2195 ac., pop. 197; vil., 3 miles SE. of Helmsley; P.O., T.O.

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