Barmby on the Marsh

Barmby on the Marsh is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) west of the market town of Howden. It lies on the east bank of the River Ouse (and facing North Yorkshire over it), near its confluence with the River Derwent.

Barmby on the Marsh
St Helens church
Barmby on the Marsh is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Barmby on the Marsh
Barmby on the Marsh
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population372 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE688285
• London155 mi (249 km) S
Civil parish
  • Barmby on the Marsh
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGOOLE
Postcode districtDN14
Dialling code01757
UK Parliament
List of places
53°44′56″N 0°57′22″W / 53.749°N 0.956°W / 53.749; -0.956Coordinates: 53°44′56″N 0°57′22″W / 53.749°N 0.956°W / 53.749; -0.956

According to the 2011 UK census, Barmby on the Marsh parish had a population of 372,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 345.[2]

High Street

The parish church of St Helen is a Grade II listed building,[3] while the village has one pub, The Kings Head (the Sloop Inn closed some decades ago). Neighbouring Asselby also has a pub, The Black Swan.

Unusually, Barmby is situated at the end of a long dead end road, on which also lies the village of Asselby.

Barmby was served by Barmby railway station on the Hull and Barnsley Railway between 1885 and 1955.[4]


  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Barmby on the Marsh Parish (1170211137)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  2. ^ UK Census (2001). "Local Area Report – Barmby on the Marsh Parish (1543504184)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 24 November 2018.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Helen (1160126)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  4. ^ Butt, R. V. J. (October 1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. OL 11956311M.
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 3.

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