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Scugdale Beck at Swainby with
Holy Cross Church in the background
|Swainby shown within North Yorkshire|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||215 mi (346 km) south|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Swainby is a village in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the A172 road, 8 miles (13 km) north-east from Northallerton and 5 miles (8.0 km) south-east from the small market town of Stokesley.
Swainby is located at the north-western corner of the North York Moors National Park. The characteristics of the village and the surrounding area consist of traditional Yorkshire dry stone walls, hills, sheep, heather and moorland.
Holy Cross Church (Church of England) was designed by T. H. Wyatt; he was commissioned to do it by the Marquess of Ailesbury. It is in the Early English style and constructed of locally quarried stone. The church was consecrated on 4 October 1877.
- "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics – Area: Swainby (Ward)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
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