Place:Sproxton, North Riding of Yorkshire, England

TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates54.2259°N 1.0577°W
Located inNorth Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
North Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoHelmsley Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which the parish was a part 1894-1974
Ryedale District, North Yorkshire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Sproxton is a village and civil parish in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire, England. It is about 1 mile south of Helmsley and on the junction between the A170 road and the B1257 road on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.

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Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, Sproxton was part of Helmsley Rural District. Historically, it was located in the ecclesiastical parish of Helmsley in the Rydale Wapentake.

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