Place:Bolton Abbey, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameBolton Abbey
Alt namesBodeltonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 314
Bolton-Abbeysource: Family History Library Catalog
East Boltonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.968°N 1.898°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoSkipton Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Craven, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Bolton Abbey is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. The village lies in Wharfedale, near the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and just north of the border with West Yorkshire.

The village takes its name from the monastery now generally known as Bolton Priory, and is adjacent to the Bolton Abbey Estate, which includes the priory ruins and extends beyond the parish. The church of Bolton Priory is now the parish church of Bolton Abbey.

Bolton Abbey railway station lies 1 km south west of the village, just outside the parish boundary.

The parish had a population of 111 in the 2011 census.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Bolton Abbey.

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