Place:Draughton, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

Alt namesDractonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 315
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates53.966°N 1.935°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoSkipton 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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Draughton (pronounced Draff-ton) is a village and civil parish, population 240, in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England.

It is situated east of Skipton and lies on the Embsay and Bolton Abbey Steam Railway.

On 5 July 2014, the Tour de France Stage 1 from Leeds to Harrogate passed through the village.

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