Tourist Information in North York Moors
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Boroughbridge Town Information

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Boroughbridge War Memorial - Photo © Alison Stamp
Boroughbridge War Memorial - Photo: Alison Stamp CCL

With a 250ft well in the market place, this small town close to the city of York has an appropriately murky past.

It was here in 1322 that the two rebel earls of Lancaster and Hereford were soundly defeated at the Battle of Boroughbridge by Edward II. Hereford was killed while Lancaster was later executed.

Large prehistoric stones known as the Devil’s Arrows can be seen in the area.