Preston-under-Scar

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Preston-under-Scar
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Preston-under-Scar
Preston-under-Scar is located in North Yorkshire
Preston-under-Scar
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Preston-under-Scar shown within North Yorkshire
Population 170 
OS grid reference SE072922
• London 200 mi (320 km) SSE
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district DL8
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
54°19′32″N 1°53′26″W / 54.32544°N 1.89044°W / 54.32544; -1.89044Coordinates: 54°19′32″N 1°53′26″W / 54.32544°N 1.89044°W / 54.32544; -1.89044

Preston-under-Scar is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3 km) west from Leyburn. Village population is 120, increasing to 170 at the 2011 census.[1]

At the south of the village stands Bolton Hall, the seat of the Barons Bolton.

The Wensleydale Railway passes 1 mile (1.6 km) to the south. The railway station – Wensley station – is now in private hands.

There are remains of the old lead mining industry in the nearby Condenser Wood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 August 2015.