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Knaresborough, a town in the West Riding of Yorkshire, 17 miles N.W. of York. There are ruins of a 12th-century castle; and among other objects of interest an old church, a dropping well, and St. Robert's Cave, well known for its connection with the crime of Eugene Aram. The grammar school was founded in 1616. The manufacture of linen and woollen rugs is the chief industry.