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Abbottside - The abbott;s hillside, refering to the abbot of Jervaulx
Aire, River - The Strong River (British or Celtic origin)
Airton - The farm on the River Aire (Old English)
Aisgill - Aslak's or oak ravine with the rushing stream (Old Norse personal name)
Aiskew - The oak wood (Old Norse)
Appletreewick - The dairy farm by the apple tree, pronounced 'Aptrick' (Old English)
Arkengarthdale - The valley where Arkil has his enclosure (Old Norse personal name)
Arkleside - Arkil's shieling (hut or high pasture) (Old Norse personal name)
Armistead - The hermit's place (Old English)
Arncliffe - The eagle's cliff (Old English)
Askrigg - The ash tree ridge (Old Norse + Old English)
Attermire - Audulfr's Marsh (Old Norse personal name)
Austwick - The dairy farm on the east side (Old Norse + (Old English)
Aygill - The river in a ravine (Old Norse)
Aysgarth - The open space in the oak trees (Old Norse)



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