Leake, North Yorkshire
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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. With the population in 2011 being less than 100 information is contained in the civil parish of Borrowby, Hambleton.
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 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.
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