Balne

Balne

Balne is a village and civil parish in the Selby district of North Yorkshire in England, south of Selby. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 231. The parish is bound to the north-east by the East Riding of Yorkshire and to the south by the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire.

The village formed the centre of the ancient district of Balne, which consisted of the eastern part of the Osgoldcross wapentake, probably including all the land between the River Don and the River Aire. Places such as Walden Stubbs and Fishlake were formerly described as being "-in-Balne", and Thorpe-in-Balne still is. Balne Croft Common near Thorne may have been a detached part of the township of Balne.

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