Place:Langcliffe, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameLangcliffe
Alt namesLanclifsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 317
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates54.083°N 2.271°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, Englandmunicipal district of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Langcliffe is a village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated north of Settle, and to the east of Giggleswick. Langcliffe lies within one of eight regions covered by the Yorkshire Dales National Park, which was "established in 1954, and covers an area of 1,762 square kilometres in the north of England, straddling the central Pennines in the counties of North Yorkshire and Cumbria." The River Ribble runs parallel to the east of Langcliffe. The area had a population of 333 according to the 2011 census. Notable residents or former residents of this village include authors Leah Fleming and Marina Fiorato.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Langcliffe. The sections on Langcliffe's industrial history and the Hoffman lime kiln are especially interesting.

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