Wighill

Wighill is a village and civil parish in the Harrogate district of North Yorkshire, England. It is near the River Wharfe and 6 miles east of Wetherby, West Yorkshire. The village has one public house, The White Swan Inn, which reopened on 23 October 2009, after a two-year closure.[2]

Wighill
Wighill is located in North Yorkshire
Wighill
Wighill
Location within North Yorkshire
Population193 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE473465
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townTADCASTER
Postcode districtLS24
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
AmbulanceYorkshire
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53°54′47″N 1°16′52″W / 53.91302°N 1.28124°W / 53.91302; -1.28124Coordinates: 53°54′47″N 1°16′52″W / 53.91302°N 1.28124°W / 53.91302; -1.28124
All Saints' Parish Church, Wighill
The White Swan, Wighill

Uhtred the Bold was murdered here in 1016.[3]

Notable peopleEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 4 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Wighill pub all set to reopen". Wetherby News. 15 October 2009. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Uhtred, earl of Bamburgh (d. 1016)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 23 September 2004. Retrieved 7 February 2021.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Wighill at Wikimedia Commons