Appersett

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Appersett
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Appersett
Appersett is located in North Yorkshire
Appersett
Appersett
 Appersett shown within North Yorkshire
OS grid reference SD857906
Civil parish Hawes
District Richmondshire
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HAWES
Postcode district DL8
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire

Coordinates: 54°18′42″N 2°13′12″W / 54.31154°N 2.21991°W / 54.31154; -2.21991

Appersett is a hamlet in the Yorkshire Dales in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England 0.93 miles (1.5 km) west of Hawes.[1] It lies on the A684 road and has only 23 dwellings in the hamlet.[2] The name Appersett derives from Norse and means the 'Shieling by the apple tree'.[3]

Appersett sits at the northern end of Widdale, where the Widdale Beck has its confluence with the River Ure.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "98" (Map). Wensleydale & Upper Wharfedale (B1 ed.). 1:50,000. Landranger. Ordnance Survey. 2002. ISBN 0-319-22698-0. 
  2. ^ Swan, Walter; Huddleston, Yvette (12 September 2007). "The time and the place to explore on foot". The Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 25 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Swabey, David (14 October 2014). "'Ure' in for a real walking treat". Darlington & Stockton Times (41-2016). p. 58. ISSN 2040-3933. 

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