Place:Richmondshire District, North Yorkshire, England

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NameRichmondshire District
TypeDistrict municipality
Coordinates54.33°N 2.012°W
Located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Also located inYorkshire, England    
See alsoAysgarth Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district making up Richmondshire in 1974
Leyburn Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district making up Richmondshire in 1974
Reeth Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district making up Richmondshire in 1974
Richmond Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district making up Richmondshire in 1974
Croft Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district making up Richmondshire in 1974


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Richmondshire is a local government district of North Yorkshire, England. It covers a large northern area of the Yorkshire Dales including Swaledale and Arkengarthdale, Wensleydale and Coverdale, with the prominent Scots' Dyke and Scotch Corner along the centre. Teesdale lies to the north. It is larger than four of the English counties, such as Berkshire.


Modern Local Area

The current district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972. It was a merger of

Richmondshire presently includes the major settlements of:

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Richmondshire. The section entitled "History" is extensive.

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