Thwaite, North Yorkshire
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Thwaite and Swaledale
Thwaite shown within North Yorkshire
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Thwaite is a small village in the Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, England. It is in the district of Richmondshire and the civil parish of Muker. The village was the home and birthplace of Richard and Cherry Kearton, who were pioneers in wildlife photography at the end of the 19th century. The Kearton name lives on in the Kearton tea rooms and guesthouse in the centre of the village.
Thwaite in popular culture
- 'Oxford Dictionary of British Place-Names', A.D. Mills, Oxford University Press.
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