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Ganton, North Yorkshire

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Ganton, North Yorkshire

Ganton is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is about 7 miles west of the coastal town of Filey, and 9 miles southwest of Scarborough. The village appears in the Domesday Book and its name is thought to mean 'Galma's farmstead'. Ganton is situated on the Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail and Centenary Way, long-distance footpaths. Its most notable landmark is its golf course.
DistrictRyedale
Post townSCARBOROUGH
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE9877
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 Ganton, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Galmeton

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

Ganton, par. and vil. with ry. sta., East-Riding Yorkshire, 8 miles S W. of Scarborough, 3982 ac., pop. 339; P.O.; contains the seat of Ganton Hall.

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