Rylstone

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Rylstone
Village Pond, Rylstone.jpg
The village duckpond in Rylstone
Rylstone is located in North Yorkshire
Rylstone
Rylstone
Rylstone shown within North Yorkshire
Population160 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSD969587
Civil parish
  • Rylstone
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSKIPTON
Postcode districtBD23
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
54°01′28″N 2°02′52″W / 54.024400°N 2.047900°W / 54.024400; -2.047900Coordinates: 54°01′28″N 2°02′52″W / 54.024400°N 2.047900°W / 54.024400; -2.047900

Rylstone is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated very near to Cracoe and about 6 miles south west of Grassington. The population of the civil parish as of the 2011 census was 160.[1]

Rylstone railway station opened in 1902, closed to passengers in 1930, and closed completely in 1969.[2]

The members of Rylstone and District Women's Institute were the inspiration for the 2003 film Calendar Girls, although the film was shot based in nearby Kettlewell.

On 5 July 2014, the Tour de France Stage 1 from Leeds to Harrogate passed through the village.[3]

Rylstone is referenced in the poem entitled The White Doe of Rylstone by William Wordsworth.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Rylstone Parish (1170216778)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  2. ^ Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 202. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  3. ^ "Tour de France Stage 1". Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  4. ^ The White Doe of Rylstone

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