Place:Coxwold, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameCoxwold
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.188°N 1.182°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoEasingwold Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which the parish was located 1894-1974
Hambleton District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it is now located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Coxwold is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England and located within the North York Moors National Park. It is situated 18 miles north of York and is where the Rev. Laurence Sterne wrote A Sentimental Journey.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Coxwold was part of Easingwold Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Birdforth Wapentake.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Coxwold.

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