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Finghall church.jpg
St Andrews Church, Finghall
Finghall is located in North Yorkshire
 Finghall shown within North Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE181895
District Richmondshire
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Richmond
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Coordinates: 54°18′05″N 1°43′19″W / 54.30148°N 1.72205°W / 54.30148; -1.72205

Looking towards Finghall from the south-east

Finghall is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England, with a population of 126. It is located south of the A684, about 7 miles west of Bedale and about 4 miles east of Leyburn. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew.

The village pub is the Queen's Head. The willows that line the beck to the north of the village, of which there is a good view from the dining room and terrace of the pub, are said to have inspired Kenneth Grahame to write 'The Wind in the Willows'. (The village to the east is called Newton le Willows.)

Famous residents[edit]

  • Russ Swift, (born 1951), British precision driver.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Finghall at Wikimedia Commons