Aske, North Yorkshire

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Aske Hall Temple (geograph 3363955).jpg
Aske Hall Temple
Aske is located in North Yorkshire
Aske shown within North Yorkshire
OS grid reference NZ177034
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Richmond
Postcode district DL10
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
List of places
54°25′33″N 1°43′43″W / 54.42573°N 1.72870°W / 54.42573; -1.72870Coordinates: 54°25′33″N 1°43′43″W / 54.42573°N 1.72870°W / 54.42573; -1.72870

Aske is a civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England, about two miles north of Richmond.

According to the 2001 census it had a population of 122, falling to less than 100 at the 2011 Census. From this date population information is included in the parish of Whashton. The parish includes the Grade I listed Aske Hall at grid reference NZ177034 which hosts both stables and an ornamental lake.[1]

In the early 1870s Aske was described as:

ASKE, a township in Easby parish, N. R. Yorkshire; 2½ miles N of Richmond. Acres, 1,670. Real property, £1,537. Pop., 140. Houses, 20. Aske Hall is the seat of the Earl of Zetland; belonged formerly to the Darcys; and commands a fine prospect up and down the Swale.[2]


  1. ^ Historic England. "Aske Hall (1157422)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Wilson, John (1870–72). Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Edinburgh: A. Fullarton and Co. Retrieved 4 February 2013.