Place:Gate Helmsley, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameGate Helmsley
Alt namesGate-Helmsleysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates53.9896°N 0.94445°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoFlaxton Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district in which it was located since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Gate Helmsley is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England, about seven miles east of York. The village lies on the border with the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Gate Helmsley was part of Flaxton Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Bulmer Wapentake.

The nearest settlements are Upper Helmsley 0.9 miles (1.4 km) to the north; Warthill 1.1 miles (1.8 km) to the west; Low Catton 1.1 miles (1.8 km) to the south-east and Stamford Bridge 1.3 miles (2.1 km) to the east, the latter two being in the East Riding of Yorkshire. The village stands alongside the A166 that forms part of the boundary between North Yorkshire and the East Riding of Yorkshire. The road used to be a turnpike.

Historically, Gate Helmsley was an ecclesiastical parish in the wapentake of Bulmer.

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