Place:Burton on Yore, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameBurton on Yore
Alt namesBurton upon Uresource: from redirect
Burton-on-Yoresource: hyphenated
Burton-upon-Uresource: Family History Catalog
Great Burtonsource: hamlet in parish
High Burtonsource: alternate name for above
Little Burtonsource: hamlet in parish
Low Burtonsource: alternate name for above
TypeTownship, Civil parish
Coordinates54.24°N 1.654°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoMasham, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandcivil parish in which it was a township
Hang East Wapentake, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandwapentake in which it was located
Masham, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district of which it was a part 1894-1934
Masham Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1934-1974
Harrogate District, North Yorkshire, Englandadministrative district of which it is currently a part
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Burton on Yore (historically also Burton upon Ure) is now a civil parish in the Harrogate District of North Yorkshire, England, facing Masham across the River Ure (historically the River Yore). There is no village in the parish, but there are two hamlets, Low Burton (or Little Burton) and High Burton (or Great Burton). The parish also includes Nutwith Cote on the west bank of the Ure, between Masham and Grewelthorpe. The population of the parish was estimated at 80 in 2012.

Low Burton was the location of Masham railway station from 1875 to 1931. Low Burton Hall dates back to the 15th century. It was the 15th century home of the Wyvill family, before they became lords of Constable Burton.

Nutwith Cote was a grange of Fountains Abbey. The present farmhouse dates from the 17th century, and is a Grade II* listed building.

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Note that the hamlet uses the old spelling of the River Ure.

Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Burton on Yore was located in Masham Rural District, and prior to 1934 in Masham Urban District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Masham in the Hang East Wapentake.

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