Roxby, North Yorkshire

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St Nicholas Church and ruin of Roxby Hall.jpg
St Nicholas's Church, Roxby, and in right foreground the ruined corner which is all that remains visible of the 13th-century Roxby Hall
Roxby is located in North Yorkshire
Location within North Yorkshire
Population120 (2014)[1]
OS grid referenceNZ762161
Civil parish
  • Roxby
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtTS13
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
UK Parliament
List of places
54°32′06″N 0°49′25″W / 54.535000°N 0.823700°W / 54.535000; -0.823700Coordinates: 54°32′06″N 0°49′25″W / 54.535000°N 0.823700°W / 54.535000; -0.823700

Roxby (formerly Rousby) is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. It is located near Staithes.

The population of the civil parish was estimated at 120 in 2014,[1] about the same as the 2001 UK census figure of 119.[2]

Roxby was historically a township in the parish of Hinderwell in the North Riding of Yorkshire.[3] It became a separate civil parish in 1866.[4]

St Nicholas's Parish Church was built in the 17th century on the site of an earlier church. It is a Grade II listed building.[5] It includes family tombs of the Boynton baronets.


  1. ^ a b "Population Estimates". North Yorkshire County Council. 2014. Archived from the original on 13 January 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2017. In the 2011 census the population of the parish was included with Borrowby and Newton Mulgrave parishes and not counted separately."Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Roxby CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Roxby CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 July 2008.
  3. ^ GENUKI website
  4. ^ Vision of Britain website
  5. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1148616)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 March 2017.

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