Youlton is a village and civil parish in Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) south-west of Easingwold and 11 miles (18 km) from York. The population of the civil parish as of the 2011 census was less than 100. Details are included in the civil parish of Aldwark, North Yorkshire.

Youlton
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Entering the village of Youlton from the south west
Youlton is located in North Yorkshire
Youlton
Youlton
Location within North Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSE490634
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townYork
Postcode districtYO61
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54°03′51″N 1°15′10″W / 54.06422°N 1.25283°W / 54.06422; -1.25283Coordinates: 54°03′51″N 1°15′10″W / 54.06422°N 1.25283°W / 54.06422; -1.25283

HistoryEdit

The rights to the manor in the village used to belong to University College, Oxford. Amongst the previous landowners were the de Ros family. Youlton Hall was used by King James I as an overnight stop between London and Edinburgh.[1]

GovernanceEdit

The village is within the Thirsk and Malton parliamentary constituency. It also lies within the Tollerton ward of Hambleton District Council and the Easingwold electoral district of North Yorkshire County Council.

GeographyEdit

The village lies midway between the River Ure and the River Kyle. Local roads link the village with Alne, North Yorkshire, to the north and Great Ouseburn to the west.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bulmer's Topography, History and Directory (Private and Commercial) of North Yorkshire 1890. S&N Publishing. 1890. p. 640. ISBN 1-86150-299-0.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 October 2012. Retrieved 14 October 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

External linksEdit

  Media related to Youlton at Wikimedia Commons