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Hovingham is a large village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is on the edge of the Howardian Hills and about 7 miles south of Kirkbymoorside.
Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Hovingham was located in Malton Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Rydale Wapentake.
Other settlements within the ecclesiastical parish of Hovingham were Airyholme and Howthorpe, Baxtonhowe (close to Airyholme and Howthorpe), Coulton, Fryton, Scackleton, South Holme, Standmire, Wath (near Malton), and Wool Knoll.