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Fadmoor is located in North Yorkshire
Fadmoor shown within North Yorkshire
Population 184 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SE676892
Civil parish
  • Fadmoor
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO62
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
YorkshireCoordinates: 54°17′39″N 0°57′45″W / 54.29422°N 0.96256°W / 54.29422; -0.96256

Fadmoor is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England.[2][3] It is on the border of the North York Moors and 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Kirkbymoorside.

The name Fadmoor comes from Old English and means moor of a man called Fadda.[4]

Sheep sale at Fadmoor, autumn 2005


  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 94 Whitby & Esk Dale (Robin Hood’s Bay) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2012. ISBN 9780319228999. 
  3. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 
  4. ^ Mills, A.D. (2011) [first published 1991]. A Dictionary of British Place Names (First edition revised 2011 ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 182. ISBN 9780199609086. 

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