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Great Edstone, North Yorkshire

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Great Edstone, North Yorkshire

Great Edstone is a small village located in the North York Moors, about 30 miles north of York. It sits on an isolated hill close to the River Dove. Great Edstone was a key place for evacuees to stay during World War II, as can be seen in the still remaining village hall. In the 1970s/1980s the school was removed since there were not enough children in the village.
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridSE7084
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire

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

Edstone ~ Edstone Great

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

Edstone, Great, par. and township, North-Riding Yorkshire, on river Dove, 6 miles SW. of Pickering -- par., 1800 ac., pop. 124; township, 1286 ac., pop. 113.

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