Preston, East Riding of Yorkshire

Preston is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 6 miles (10 km) east of Hull city centre it lies just north of the A1033 road on the crossroads between the B1240 and B1362 roads.

Preston
Preston is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Preston
Preston
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population3,258 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceTA189304
Civil parish
  • Preston
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHULL
Postcode districtHU12
Dialling code01482
PoliceHumberside
FireHumberside
AmbulanceYorkshire
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°45′24″N 0°11′49″W / 53.756611°N 0.196915°W / 53.756611; -0.196915Coordinates: 53°45′24″N 0°11′49″W / 53.756611°N 0.196915°W / 53.756611; -0.196915

The civil parish is formed by the village of Preston and the hamlet of Salt End.

According to the 2011 UK census, Preston parish had a population of 3,258,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 3,100.[2]

All Saints Church

The parish church of All Saints is a Grade I listed building.[3]

There is both a primary school (Preston Primary School) and a secondary school, which achieved Technology College status almost a decade ago, and has a sixth form facility joined onto the school, in Preston. South Holderness Technology College serves the surrounding villages of Paull, Hedon, Bilton, Skirlaugh, Keyingham, Thorngumbald, Aldbrough, West Newton, Burton Constable, Sproatley and others.

Preston has two pubs, a pizza takeaway, a Chinese takeaway and a garden centre, with a farm shop. There is also a butcher's shop on the main street, along with the Post Office. It also has a hairdressers and a traditional barbers shop.

Recently 'Preston (South)' was marked clearly by the Council, however the two are not geographically all that close, and still stand as two separate areas separated in places by Hedon.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Preston Parish (1170211241)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
  2. ^ UK Census (2001). "Local Area Report – Preston Parish (00FB112)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 26 February 2020.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of All Saints (1083438)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 9.

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