Leeming Bar


Leeming Bar

infobox UK place
country = England
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latitude = 54.30504
longitude = -1.55998
official_name = Leeming Bar
population =
civil_parish =
shire_district = Hambleton
shire_county = North Yorkshire
region = Yorkshire and the Humber
constituency_westminster =
post_town =
postcode_district = DL7 9
postcode_area =
dial_code =
os_grid_reference = SE287900

Leeming Bar is a village in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England.

Geography

Located next to the A1 and near RAF Leeming it is home to the main depot and current terminus of the Wensleydale Railway at Leeming Bar railway station as well as the Dales & District bus company. It was bypassed in 1961, and lies on the Roman road Dere Street. It is approximately one mile along the A684 from the village of Aiskew and seven miles along the same road from the town of Northallerton. From here from the A1 is the main route to Wensleydale. It contains a C of E church, a C of E primary School with an average of 100 pupils as well as a Regency Pizza place, which was once the village's local corner shop and post office up until 2006 when it closed down, and two parks. There are two pubs, one of which, the " [http://www.tadpubco.co.uk/outlets-view.php4?DataSchemeID=2&ContentID=19 White Rose Hotel] " on "Bedale Road" (A684), is also a hotel. The other is the "Willow Tree Inn" on "Roman Road". The RAF base has a [http://www.leeming-raf.n-yorks.sch.uk primary school] as well near Gatenby.

History

It has a population of approximately 1800 (as of 2005).

External links

* [http://www.leemingbar.com The Lodge]
* [http://www.aiskewleemingbar.org Aiskew Leeming Bar C of E primary school]


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