Bence

Postcode: DL8 3SD

Bence is a street governed by Hawes Civil Parish council which is within the electoral area of Hawes and High Abbotside Ward in the administration area of Richmondshire District Council within North Yorkshire County Council located in the Yorkshire and the Humber Euro Region of the UK.

Bence is located 212.12 miles North West from the centre of London, 29.74 miles North East from the centre of Lancaster, 43.52 miles North West from the centre of Leeds and 50.79 miles South East from the centre of Carlisle.

Road Name:Bence
Road Type:unclassified
Speed Limit:60 Mph
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Postcodes for Bence

DL8 3SD
Height

Height

The Central point of Bence is approximately 270 Metres above sea level
Telephone codes

Telephone Information

Broadband

Broadband Speed (megabits per second)

Speed: Greater than 2 Mbps
Average Speed: 5.8
Median Speed: 7.4
Maximum Speed: 7.6
Next-generation access (NGA)?: N
Number of Connections: 6
water

Water and Drainage Details

Yorkshire Water
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House Sales

Recent House Sales in Bence

Wynd Cottage The Wynd
Sale Price: £160,001
Sale Date: 24/05/2013
Wynd House The Wynd
Sale Price: £374,000
Sale Date: 02/11/2012
Source: Land Registry Price Paid Data accessed via API

Healthcare and Education

Schools

Nearest Schools

Bainbridge Church of England Primary and Nursery School

Distance: 6.29 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Controlled School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 2 Good (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 30
Address: Bainbridge, DL8 3EL
Telephone: 01969650336
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bence to Bainbridge Church of England Primary and Nursery School

Horton-in-Ribblesdale Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

Distance: 17.85 Kilometers
Type: Voluntary Aided School
Phase: Primary
Ofsted Score: 1 Outstanding (as of August 2016)
Number of Pupils: 20
Address: Brackenbottom Lane, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, BD24 0EX
Telephone: 01729860282
Website: Visit School Website
Directions from Bence to Horton-in-Ribblesdale Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Nearest Hospitals

Nearest Hospitals

Castleberg Hospital

Address: Raines Road, Giggleswick, Settle, BD24 0BN,
NHS Sector
Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01729 823515
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Distance: 25.97 (km)
Directions from Bence to Castleberg Hospital

BMI Gisburne Park Hospital

Address: Gisburn Park Estate, Park Road, Clitheroe, BB7 4HX,
Independent Sector
BMI Healthcare
Telephone: 01200 455 688
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Distance: 39.55 (km)
Directions from Bence to BMI Gisburne Park Hospital

Skipton General Hospital

Address: Keighley Road, Skipton, BD23 2RJ,
NHS Sector
Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01756 792233
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Distance: 39.7 (km)
Directions from Bence to Skipton General Hospital

Airedale General Hospital

Address: Skipton Road, Steeton, Keighley, BD20 6TD,
NHS Sector
Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
Telephone: 01535 652511
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Distance: 46.94 (km)
Directions from Bence to Airedale General Hospital
Nearest GP Surgeries

Nearest GP Surgeries

Central Dales Practice

Address: Central Dales Practice, the Health Centre, Hawes, North Yorkshire, DL8 3QR
Telephone: 01969 667200
Distance: 0.84 (km)
Directions from Bence to Central Dales Practice

Townhead Surgery

Address: Townhead Surgery, Townhead, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9JA
Telephone: 01729 822611
Distance: 25.65 (km)
Directions from Bence to Townhead Surgery

C.v.w. Bentham

Address: Castleberg Hospital, Raines Road,giggleswick, Settle, BD24 0BN
Telephone: 01729 892953
Distance: 25.97 (km)
Directions from Bence to C.v.w. Bentham

C.v.w. Castleberg 1

Address: C.v.w Castleberg, Castleberg Hpl, Raines Rd, Giggleswick, Settle, BD24 0BN
Telephone: 01729 892953
Distance: 25.97 (km)
Directions from Bence to C.v.w. Castleberg 1
Nearest Dentists

Nearest Dentists

The Central Dales Practice

Address: The Central Dales Practice, the Health Centre, the Holme, Hawes, North Yorkshire, DL8 3QR
Distance: 0.84 (km)
Directions from Bence to The Central Dales Practice
Nearest Libraries

Nearest Libraries

Hawes Library

The Neukin, Market Place, Hawes, DL83RA
Telephone:
Distance: 0.82 Kilometres
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Directions from Bence to Hawes Library

Kirkby Stephen Library

15 Market Street, Kirkby Stephen, CA174QS
Telephone: 017683 71775
Distance: 21.93 Kilometres
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Directions from Bence to Kirkby Stephen Library

Settle Library and Information Centre

4 High Street, Settle, BD249EX
Telephone: 0845 034 9537
Distance: 25.91 Kilometres
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Directions from Bence to Settle Library and Information Centre

Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Places to Stay Near Bence

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Transport

Rail Stations

Nearest Railway Stations

Horton In Ribblesdale Station is 17.68 Kilometers away

Directions from Bence to Horton In Ribblesdale

Horton In Ribblesdale station is operated by Northern in the Skipton and Ripon area on the Settle and Carlisle stretch of line.

Direct Trains to the following stations: • Appleby • Armathwaite • Bamber Bridge • Bingley • Blackburn • Blackpool North • Carlisle • Clitheroe • Cononley • Crossflatts • Dent • Gargrave • Garsdale • Hellifield • Keighley • Kirkby Stephen • Kirkham & Wesham • Langho • Langwathby • Lazonby & Kirkoswald • Leeds • Long Preston • Lostock Hall • Poulton-Le-Fylde • Preston • Ramsgreave & Wilpshire • Ribblehead • Saltaire • Settle • Shipley • Skipton • Steeton & Silsden • Whalley

Airports

Nearest Airports

Newcastle International Airport is 88.08 Kilometers away Directions from Bence to Newcastle International Airport
Ferries

Nearest Ferries

Tower Knowe Ferry Landing is 99.26 Kilometers away
Directions from Bence to Tower Knowe Ferry Landing
Leaplish Ferry Landing is 100.9 Kilometers away
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Belvedere Ferry Landing is 100.97 Kilometers away
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Motorways

Nearest Motorway or Major Trunk Road

Bence is approximately 14.23 miles from the A66

Nearest Motorway Junctions

In the Area

Nearest Supermarkets

Nearest Supermarkets

Spar

35-41 High Street, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4SG
Distance: 21.6 Kilometres
Directions from Bence to Spar

Co-op Welcome

Co Op Welcome, Market Street, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4QN
Distance: 21.77 Kilometres
Directions from Bence to Co-op Welcome

North Eastern and Cumbrian Co-op

Co Op Welcome, Market Street, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4QNRedmayne Road, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4RL
Distance: 22.07 Kilometres
Directions from Bence to North Eastern and Cumbrian Co-op

Food Market - Settle

Co-operative Food, Market Place, Settle, BD24 9EF
Distance: 25.79 Kilometres
Directions from Bence to Food Market - Settle

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Nearest Tourist Attractions

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Wensleydale Creamery, The Wensleydale Cheese Experience, Hawes National Park Centre Visitor Centre, Gayle Mill
Distance: 0.6 (km)
Directions from Bence to Wensleydale Creamery, The Wensleydale Cheese Experience, Hawes National Park Centre Visitor Centre, Gayle Mill

Museum

Attraction Name: Dales Countryside Museum
Distance: 1.29 (km)
Directions from Bence to Dales Countryside Museum

Craft Centre

Attraction Name: The Hawes Rope Makers, Wensleydale Pottery
Distance: 1.86 (km)
Directions from Bence to The Hawes Rope Makers, Wensleydale Pottery

Tourist Attraction

Attraction Name: Hardraw Force
Distance: 2.51 (km)
Directions from Bence to Hardraw Force

Local Government and Policing

Councils

Local Council Details

Within the area of Richmondshire District
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Swale House
Frenchgate
Richmond
North Yorkshire
DL10 4JE
Send Mail
Telephone Number: 01748 829 100
County Council: North Yorkshire County
Address:
Within the electoral area of Hawes and High Abbotside Ward -
Within the Westminster Parliamentary Constituency of Richmond (Yorks)
The Member of Parliament is Rishi Sunak
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In the 2017 General Election Rishi Sunak won with a majority of 23108 the result was Con hold. The total electorate was 80905
Within the area of Hawes Civil Parish Council
Population

Population Statistics

ONS Area Code: E01027753
Ons Area Name:Richmondshire 005B
Average Age : 45.16
Population: 1347.00
Male Population: 670.00 (49.74%)
Female Population: 677.00 (50.26%)
Source: Office of National Statistics 2011 Census Data

Location details

Location Details

Bence

OS Reference: 387087, 489051
OS Grid Reference: SD871891
Latitude and Longitude: 54.296756205324, -2.1984291394764
Approximate distance to the nearest high tide point: 67.8154 miles

Ordnance Survey Landranger Map Series for Bence

Map Number: 98
Map Name: Wensleydale & Wharfedale
Gayle
Richmondshire
North Yorkshire
Yorkshire
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