Aldfield

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Aldfield
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Aldfield
Aldfield is located in North Yorkshire
Aldfield
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Aldfield shown within North Yorkshire
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54°07′12″N 1°35′53″W / 54.120°N 01.598°W / 54.120; -01.598Coordinates: 54°07′12″N 1°35′53″W / 54.120°N 01.598°W / 54.120; -01.598

Aldfield is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England, about three miles west of Ripon.[1][2] It is the closest village to Fountains Abbey. The population of the parish was estimated at 80 in 2013.[3]

Aldfield was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086.[4]

Historically, the village lay in the Claro Wapentake of the West Riding of Yorkshire. It was transferred to North Yorkshire in 1974.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 99 Northallerton & Ripon (Pateley Bridge & Leyburn) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2013. ISBN 9780319231593. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". North Yorkshire County Council. 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2016.  In the 2011 census the population was included in the civil parish of Grantley."Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2016. 
  4. ^ Professor J.J.N.Palmer. "Open Doomsday: Aldfield". www.opendomesday.org. Anna Powell-Smith. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 

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