Place:Leeming, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameLeeming
Alt namesLeeming Barsource: Wikipedia
TypeHamlet
Coordinates54.3°N 1.55°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
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
Halikeld Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


Leeming or Leeming Bar is a village in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. It is part of the civil parish of Exelby, Leeming and Newton which, until the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, was in Bedale Rural District. Historically it was in the ecclesiastical parish of Burneston in the wapentake of Halikeld.


Geography

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Located next to the A1 and near RAF Leeming it is home to the main depot and current terminus of the Wensleydale Railway at Leeming Bar railway station as well as the Dales & District bus company. It was bypassed in 1961, and lies on the Roman road Dere Street. It is approximately one mile along the A684 from the village of Aiskew and seven miles along the same road from the town of Northallerton. From here from the A1 is the main route to Wensleydale.

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