Bishopdale  North Riding


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bishopdale like this:

BISHOPDOWN, a township in Aysgarth parish, N. R. Yorkshire; 4½ miles SE of Askrigg. Acres, 4,805. Real property, £1,925. Pop., 87. Houses, 17. The surface is an upland vale, traversed by a rivulet of 8 miles, tributary to the Ure. The vale is picturesque: and the rivulet makes a fine fall, called Foss Gill.

Bishopdale through time

Bishopdale is now part of Richmondshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Richmondshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bishopdale itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bishopdale, in Richmondshire and North Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd May 2022

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