Whaw

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Whaw
Whaw is located in North Yorkshire
Whaw
Whaw
Whaw shown within North Yorkshire
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54°26′17″N 2°01′30″W / 54.43794°N 2.02503°W / 54.43794; -2.02503Coordinates: 54°26′17″N 2°01′30″W / 54.43794°N 2.02503°W / 54.43794; -2.02503

Whaw is a hamlet in Arkengarthdale in North Yorkshire, England. It is one of few settlements in the dale and is one of the smallest. It is about 2 miles north of Langthwaite. The adjacent Arkle Beck Meadows form a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Looking north across Arkle Beck to Whaw

The 1851 census counted 18 houses in Whaw.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Batty, Margaret (1982) A View of Akengarthdale. Teesdale Mercury Press. pp 14.

External links[edit]

Media related to Whaw at Wikimedia Commons