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Staintondale Village Hall.jpg
Staintondale village hall
Staintondale is located in North Yorkshire
Location within North Yorkshire
Population341 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE990985
Civil parish
  • Staintondale
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtYO13
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
UK Parliament
List of places
54°22′21″N 0°28′38″W / 54.372500°N 0.477300°W / 54.372500; -0.477300Coordinates: 54°22′21″N 0°28′38″W / 54.372500°N 0.477300°W / 54.372500; -0.477300

Staintondale (or Stainton Dale) is a small village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. The village is situated 7 miles (11 km) north west of Scarborough town centre. The parish also includes the village of Ravenscar, 2 miles (3 km) north of the village of Staintondale, and the whole parish lies within the North York Moors National Park.

St John the Baptist's Church

According to the 2011 UK census, Stainton Dale parish had a population of 341,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 319 - note these figures includes Ravenscar as well as Staintondale.[2]

The parish council is Staintondale Parish Council.[3]


Staintondale was historically a township in the ancient parish of Scalby.[4] It became a separate civil parish in 1866.[5]

The village was served by Staintondale railway station on the Scarborough and Whitby Railway from 1885 until it closed in 1965.[6]


  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Stainton Dale Parish (1170217365)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Stainton Dale CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 July 2008.
  3. ^ "Staintondale Parish Council". Retrieved 9 February 2013.
  4. ^ Page, William, ed. (1923). "Parishes: Scalby". Victoria County History. A History of the County of York North Riding: Volume 2. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 28 July 2013.
  5. ^ Vision of Britain website
  6. ^ 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. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.

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