Place:Preston under Scar, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

NamePreston under Scar
Alt namesPreston under Scar
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.3254°N 1.8904°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
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Preston-under-Scar is a village and civil parish in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3 km) west from Leyburn. The village population is 120.

At the south of the village stands Bolton Hall, the seat of the Barons Bolton.

There are remains of the old lead mining industry in the nearby Condenser Wood.

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Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Preston-under-Scar was located in Leyburn Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Wensley in the Hang West Wapentake.

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