Staveley, North Yorkshire

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Staveley
Staveley is located in North Yorkshire
Staveley
Staveley
Staveley shown within North Yorkshire
Population 450 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference SE366627
Civil parish
  • Staveley
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KNARESBOROUGH
Postcode district HG5
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
54°03′34″N 1°26′28″W / 54.059580°N 1.441050°W / 54.059580; -1.441050Coordinates: 54°03′34″N 1°26′28″W / 54.059580°N 1.441050°W / 54.059580; -1.441050

Staveley is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Knaresborough and near the A1(M) motorway. The racehorse Staveley, winner of the 1805 St Leger Stakes, was born at nearby Boroughbridge.[2]

Attractions[edit]

All Saints Church, Staveley

Staveley is home to many local attractions and has the following aspects:

  • Martin's Pond: Situated at the end of Lowfield Lane, this pond sits at the bottom of the abandoned railway tracks and has an abundance of wild life.
  • Staveley Community Primary School, rated 'good' in a 2010 Ofsted inspection.
  • The Royal Oak Pub.
  • The Railway Line: Abandoned for several years, the railway track offers a walk elevated through wildlife, whilst capturing the peaceful bliss of the countryside.
  • Nature Reserve: A long walk that stretches beyond Staveley. The reserve has many wild and rare species of flower and wildlife.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Sporting magazine (Oct. 1805-Mar. 1806). Wheble. 1806. p. 3. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 

External links[edit]

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