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Yedingham, North Yorkshire

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Yedingham, North Yorkshire

Yedingham is a village halfway between West Knapton and Allerston, 9 miles north east of Malton. The village name is thought to mean 'Homestead of Eada and his people' There is a small Church dedicated to St John the Baptist and the River Derwent flows through to the north of the village. The original bridge crossing the Derwent was built in 1731. This was replaced by the current bridge built in 1970. The village hall can be found next to The Providence, a public house.
Post townMALTON
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE8979
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

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


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

Yeddingham, par. and township, East-Riding Yorkshire, 8 miles NE. of Mai ton - par., 475 ac., pop. 137; township (extending into Heslerton par.), 582 ac., pop. 137; a priory was founded here in the 12th century.

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