Place:Hackforth, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameHackforth
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates54.336°N 1.627°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoBedale Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
Hambleton District, North Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
Hang East Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
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Hackforth is a small village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England, about 4 miles (6 km) north of Bedale. Nearby settlements include Langthorne and Crakehall.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Bishopdale was part of Bedale Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Hornby in the wapentake of Hang East.

GENUKI includes a short biography of Bishop Tunstall (circa 1474-1559) who was born at Hackforth.

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