Draughton, North Yorkshire

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Draughton
Draughton is located in North Yorkshire
Draughton
Draughton
Draughton shown within North Yorkshire
Population 373 (Including Halton East. 2011)[1]
OS grid reference SE039524
Civil parish
  • Draughton
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SKIPTON
Postcode district BD23
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°58′05″N 1°56′31″W / 53.967930°N 1.941810°W / 53.967930; -1.941810Coordinates: 53°58′05″N 1°56′31″W / 53.967930°N 1.941810°W / 53.967930; -1.941810

Draughton (pronounced Draftun) is a village and civil parish, population 240, in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England.

It is situated 3 miles (4.8 km) east of Skipton and lies on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway.

The main road south out of Draughton towards the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway and the A59 road

On 5 July 2014, the Tour de France Stage 1 from Leeds to Harrogate passed through the village.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Tour de France Stage 1". Retrieved 15 July 2014. 

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