Barkston Ash Wapentake

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Barkston Ash Wapentake shown within the West Riding and Yorkshire

Barkston Ash is a wapentake in the West Riding of Yorkshire, adjacent to the border with the East Riding. It is bounded by the Ainsty to the north; by Claro to the north-west; by Skyrack to the west; by Osgoldcross to the south; and by Howdenshire and Ouse and Derwent in the East Riding to the east. It is named after the meeting-place at the village of Barkston. It had a population of 67,225 in 2011.

The wapentake includes the ancient parishes of:

*: Remainder in Osgoldcross.
: Remainder in the Ainsty.

Wapentakes of Yorkshire

East Riding: Buckrose • Dickering • Harthill • Holderness • Howdenshire • Ouse and Derwent • North Riding: Allertonshire • Birdforth • Bulmer • East Gilling • Hallikeld • Hang East • Hang West • Langbaurgh • Pickering Lythe • Ryedale • West Gilling • Whitby Strand • West Riding: Agbrigg and Morley (Agbrigg, Morley) • Ainsty • Barkston Ash • Claro • Osgoldcross • Skyrack • Staincliffe and Ewcross (Staincliffe, Ewcross) • Staincross • Strafforth and Tickhill