Spofforth Village

Near Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Spofforth with Stockeld is a village and civil parish in the county of North Yorkshire, England. It is located about 3 miles north west of Wetherby and 5 miles south of Harrogate.

The ruins of Spofforth Castle, which date from the thirteenth century, are close to the centre of the village.

Stockeld Park, south of the village near Sincklinghall, is a stone-built eighteenth century Palladian villa.

Blind Jack Metcalf, the eighteenth century road builder, lived in Spofforth in his later years and is buried in Spofforth Churchyard.