Balk, North Yorkshire

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The western approach to Balk village
Balk is located in North Yorkshire
Balk shown within North Yorkshire
Population 60 
OS grid reference SE477809
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Thirsk
Postcode district YO7
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
List of places
54°13′20″N 1°16′10″W / 54.2222°N 1.26931°W / 54.2222; -1.26931Coordinates: 54°13′20″N 1°16′10″W / 54.2222°N 1.26931°W / 54.2222; -1.26931

Balk is a hamlet and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England, just east of Thirsk. In the 2001 census the parish had a population of 48. The population of the parish was estimated at 60 in 2013.[1] The parish shares a grouped parish council with the adjacent parish of Bagby.

The moated grange at grid reference SE47718083 is a scheduled ancient monument.[2]


  1. ^ "Population Estimates". North Yorkshire County Council. 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2016.  In the 2011 census the population of the parish was included with the parish of Bagby, and not separately counted.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Medieval moated grange 160m south east of The Grange (1015920)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 February 2016. 

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