Tourist Information in North York Moors
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Ugthorpe Town Information

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Converted Windmill at Ugthorpe - Photo © Colin Grice
Converted Windmill at Ugthorpe - Photo: Colin Grice CCL

This ancient moorland village probably dates from Saxon times and provided a base for the ill-fated Catholic clergyman Nicholas Postgate who risked his life by spreading the gospel of Catholicism during the 17th century. Even though he had grown old he was eventually arrested and hung, drawn and quartered at York. He later became known as the martyr of the moors.