Place:Lofthouse (near Pateley Bridge), West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameLofthouse (near Pateley Bridge)
Alt namesLofthouse
TypeVillage
Coordinates54.1574°N 1.843°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoPateley Bridge Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1937
Ripon and Pateley Bridge Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1937-1974
Harrogate District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality of which it has been a part since 1974
NOTE: There is another place named Lofthouse (Wakefield) which was also in the West Riding of Yorkshire until 1974, but has now migrated to West Yorkshire, and a third place named Loftus (probably the largest of the three) in the Cleveland part of the North Riding which was called Lofthouse during the 19th century and before. Check all sources carefully before choosing the one that meets your evidence.


Lofthouse is a small village, but the principal settlement, in the civil parish of Fountains Earth.

For more information, see Fountains Earth.