Beswick, East Riding of Yorkshire

Beswick is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The village is situated on the A164 road, about 6 miles (10 km) north of Beverley and 6 miles south of Driffield.

Beswick
Beswick is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Beswick
Beswick
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population357 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceTA012481
• London170 mi (270 km) S
Civil parish
  • Beswick
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDRIFFIELD
Postcode districtYO25
Dialling code01377
PoliceHumberside
FireHumberside
AmbulanceYorkshire
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°55′10″N 0°27′37″W / 53.919520°N 0.460195°W / 53.919520; -0.460195Coordinates: 53°55′10″N 0°27′37″W / 53.919520°N 0.460195°W / 53.919520; -0.460195

The civil parish is formed by the villages of Beswick and Kilnwick and the hamlet of Wilfholme. According to the 2011 UK census, Beswick parish had a population of 357,[1] a slight decline on the 2001 UK census figure of 372.[2]

Beswick was the former home of P.H. Sissons & Sons, famous for wheelwrighting and building 'Wolds Wagons' since 1854. One of the wagons is at Skidby Windmill.

Beswick Hall was designated a Grade II* listed building in 1968 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Beswick Parish (1170211142)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  2. ^ UK Census (2001). "Local Area Report – Beswick Parish (1543504189)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 24 November 2018.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Beswick Hall (1103484)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 3.

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