Place:Bellerby, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameBellerby
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.3314°N 1.825°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoLeyburn Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
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Bellerby is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England, about seven miles south-west of Richmond. The village has one pub, the Cross Keys, a small and historic Anglican church and a Methodist chapel. It is 1.5 miles from the market town of Leyburn. Bellerby is approximately 250 miles north of London. Bellerby is situated 205 metres above sea level and is surrounded by low lying hills with an open south-easterly aspect. Moorland is located to the North and the West of the village. Becks are an attractive feature of the village, which boasts many. The residents of Bellerby are also proud of their large population of ducks who thrive in the becks and in the suitable gardens of many friendly residents.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Bellerby was located in Leyburn Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Spennithorne in the Hang West Wapentake.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Bellerby.

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