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Skipwith, North Yorkshire

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Skipwith, North Yorkshire

Skipwith is a village and civil parish in the Selby District of North Yorkshire, England. It lies about 4 miles northeast of Selby Half a mile to the south-west is the traces of RAF Riccall, a training airfield that was a bomber Heavy Conversion Unit in the Second World War.
DistrictSelby
Post townSELBY
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE6638
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
 

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

Schipewic

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

Skipwith, par. and township, East-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles NE. of Selby - par., 6258 ac. pop. 654; township, 2644 ac., pop. 278; the church is ancient and has a Saxon tower.

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