Copt Hewick

Copt Hewick is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England.[2][3] The village lies about two miles east of Ripon. It had a population of 180 in 2004 according to the North Yorkshire County Council, increasing to 253 at the 2011 census.[1]

Copt Hewick
Clock at Copt Hewick School.jpg
The clock tower of Copt Hewick Village Hall
Copt Hewick is located in North Yorkshire
Copt Hewick
Copt Hewick
Location within North Yorkshire
Population253 (Including Bridge Hewick and Givendale, 2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE3375570974
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townRIPON
Postcode districtHG4
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
List of places
54°08′00″N 1°29′00″W / 54.133333°N 1.483333°W / 54.133333; -1.483333Coordinates: 54°08′00″N 1°29′00″W / 54.133333°N 1.483333°W / 54.133333; -1.483333

The name of the village derives from the Old English Coppede hēah wīc, which means High specialised farm. The Copt element refers to the hill that the village stands on.[4]


  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Copt Hewick Parish (E04007328)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 99 Northallerton & Ripon (Pateley Bridge & Leyburn) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2013. ISBN 9780319231593.
  3. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
  4. ^ Ekwall, Eilert (1960). The concise Oxford dictionary of English place-names (4 ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 237. ISBN 0-19-869103-3.

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