Place:Giggleswick, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameGiggleswick
Alt namesGhigelesuuicsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 316
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.068°N 2.283°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoSettle Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Craven, 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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Giggleswick is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the B6480 road, less than 1 mile (1.6 km) north-west from the town of Settle. Giggleswick School is a well-known "public" (independent) school.

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