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Bishopdale, North Riding of Yorkshire

Historical Description

Bishopdale, a township in Aysgarth parish, in the N.R. Yorkshire, 1 mile from Aysgarth station on the N.E.R., and H miles SE of Askrigg. Post, money order, and telegraph office, Bedale. Acreage, 4735; population, 91 It is situated in an upland dale, traversed by a rivulet of 8 miles, a tributary to the Ure. The dale is picturesque, and the rivulet makes a fine fall, called Foss Gill.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyYorkshire 
Civil parishAysgarth 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bishopdale from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for the North Riding of Yorkshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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CountyNorth Yorkshire