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Exelby is located in North Yorkshire
Exelby shown within North Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE294870
• London 205 mi (330 km) south
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BEDALE
Postcode district DL8
Dialling code 01677
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
54°16′42″N 1°32′55″W / 54.278229°N 1.548630°W / 54.278229; -1.548630Coordinates: 54°16′42″N 1°32′55″W / 54.278229°N 1.548630°W / 54.278229; -1.548630

Exelby is a village in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated 2 miles (3.2 km) south-east from Bedale and 0.5 miles (0.8 km) west from the A1 road, and is part of the civil parish of Exelby, Leeming and Newton.

Houses in Exelby

In the 1086 Domesday Book Exelby is noted as "Aschilebi", with only 1 man, but 20 ploughlands, and in the North Riding's Land of Count Alan. In 1066 Merleswein the Sheriff was Lord of the Manor, which by 1086 had been transferred to Robert of Moutiers, with Count Alan of Brittany as Tenant-in-chief.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Exelby", Domesdaymap.co.uk. Retrieved 16 June 2012
  2. ^ "Documents Online: Exelby, Yorkshire", Great Domesday Book, Folios: 381r, 313r; The National Archives. Retrieved 16 June 2012

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