Place:Scackleton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.146°N 1.007°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoMalton Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the civil parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
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Scackleton is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is in the Howardian Hills and 2 miles south west of Hovingham.

The 1881 UK Census recorded the population of Scackleton as 165, while the 2001 census recorded the population as 109, of which 76 were over the age of sixteen and 52 of those were in employment. There were 48 dwellings of which 24 were detached.

The nearest settlements are Coulton 1 mile (1.6 km) to the north; Wiganthorpe 1 mile (1.6 km) to the south east and Hovingham 2 miles (3.2 km) to the north east.

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Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Scackleton was located in Malton Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Hovingham in the Rydale Wapentake.

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