Langthorpe

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Langthorpe
Skelton Road, Langthorpe - geograph.org.uk - 541216.jpg
Skelton Road, Langthorpe
Langthorpe is located in North Yorkshire
Langthorpe
Langthorpe
Langthorpe shown within North Yorkshire
Population 812 (2011)
OS grid reference SE390674
Civil parish
  • Langthorpe
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO51 9
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
54°06′04″N 1°24′15″W / 54.10122°N 1.40419°W / 54.10122; -1.40419Coordinates: 54°06′04″N 1°24′15″W / 54.10122°N 1.40419°W / 54.10122; -1.40419

Langthorpe is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. The population of the civil parish taken at the census 2011 was 812.[1] It is situated to the immediate north of Boroughbridge on the A168 road.

History[edit]

The village is mentioned in the Domesday Book as Torp in the Hallikeld hundred. The lands were the possession of Gospatric, son of Arnketil both before and after the Norman invasion.[2]

There was a brewery, Warwick's Anchor Brewery, in the village, but now disused.[3]

Governance[edit]

The village lies within the Skipton and Ripon UK Parliament constituency. It is also within the Boroughbridge electoral division of North Yorkshire County Council and the Newby ward of Harrogate Borough District Council.[4]

Geography[edit]

The old brewery at Langthorpe, beside the River Ure, now converted into housing

The nearest settlements are Boroughbridge 0.5 miles (0.80 km) to the south; Milby 0.8 miles (1.3 km) to the north-east; Kirby Hill 0.7 miles (1.1 km) to the north and Skelton-on-Ure 1.9 miles (3.1 km) to the west.[4]

The 2001 UK Census recorded the parish population as 774 of which 638 are over sixteen years old and 412 of those were in employment. There were 327 dwellings of which 122 were detached.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 16 February 2016. 
  2. ^ Langthorpe in the Domesday Book. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Brewery" (PDF). Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Ordnance Survey Open Viewer
  5. ^ "2001 UK Census". Retrieved 1 January 2013. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Langthorpe at Wikimedia Commons