Battle of Boroughbridge, Boroughbridge / Langthorpe / Milby - Harrogate

Thomas Earl of Lancaster's 1322 revolt against Edward II ended with defeat as his army attempted to retreat north and cross the River Ure. Much of the battlefield lies under modern Boroughbridge and there is further pressure for expansion north of the river.

Battle of Boroughbridge, Boroughbridge / Langthorpe / Milby - Harrogate
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Battle Of Boroughbridge 1322
  • Heritage Category: Registered Battlefield
  • List Entry Number: 1000003
  • Local Planning Authority: Harrogate
  • Site Type: Battlefield


  • County: North Yorkshire
  • District / Borough: Harrogate
  • Parish: Boroughbridge / Langthorpe / Milby
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Skipton and Ripon / Harrogate and Knaresborough
  • Region: Yorkshire

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Battlefield
  • Condition: Generally satisfactory but with significant localised problems
  • Vulnerability: Medium
  • Trend: Stable
  • Priority: D - Action/strategy agreed but not yet implemented (where trend is stable or improving)
  • Previous Priority: D
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Registered Battlefield, 2 LBs, part in CA