Place:Spennithorne, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameSpennithorne
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.2965°N 1.7916°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoLeyburn Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
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Spennithorne is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. The township is situated on a gentle elevation above the River Ure, 2 miles (3.2km) south-east of the market town of Leyburn. The parish comprises the townships of Spennithorne, Harmby and Bellerby. The village is over looked by the tower of St. Michael's church.

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Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Spennithorne was located in Leyburn Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Hang West Wapentake.

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