Entering West Knapton
West Knapton shown within North Yorkshire
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West Knapton is a small village in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds at the foot of the North York Moors. The village is accessed by the A64. There are approximately 32 houses in the village itself with several outlying farms and the 'Knapton Maltings', a small development of houses. Also, a few houses are by the railway.
It also is host to Knapton Maltings, or Knapton Silo as it is locally known.
On the opposite side of the A64 to the village itself is the Wolds Way Caravan and Camping site.
- "Ryedale Vikings power the National Grid". Malton & Pickering Mercury. 13 June 2006. Retrieved 27 March 2008.
- 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 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199.
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