Leake, North Yorkshire

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Leake is located in North Yorkshire
Leake shown within North Yorkshire
Population 10 
OS grid reference SE433906
Civil parish
  • Leake
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°18′34″N 1°20′08″W / 54.309320°N 1.335437°W / 54.309320; -1.335437Coordinates: 54°18′34″N 1°20′08″W / 54.309320°N 1.335437°W / 54.309320; -1.335437

Leake is a hamlet and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England, about six miles north of Thirsk. The population of the parish was estimated at 10 in 2010.[1] With the population in 2011 being less than 100 information is contained in the civil parish of Borrowby, Hambleton.

Leake Hall

Leake Hall is a grade II* listed house which dates from the 17th century. Originally built in 3 storeys to an H-shaped floor plan it now has a T-shaped layout with a 6-bay frontage. It is now a farmhouse.

The church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Leake; the church tower is from the 11th century

The grade I listed Church of St Mary dates from Norman times. The Norman tower has a Saxon cross built into it. The bench ends for the choir stalls in the chancel were rescued from Bridlington Priory at the Dissolution.[2]


  1. ^ "Population Estimates". North Yorkshire County Council. 2010. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "St. Mary the Virgin, Leake, North Yorkshire". Retrieved 9 December 2013. 

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