Saltmarshe is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It forms part of the civil parish of Laxton, and is situated on the north bank of the River Ouse, downstream from York, Selby and Goole. Saltmarshe is approximately 3 miles (5 km) south-east from Howden and 21 miles (34 km) south-east from the county town of York.

Saltmarshe is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid referenceSE789241
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGOOLE
Postcode districtDN14
Dialling code01430
UK Parliament
List of places
53°42′28″N 0°48′20″W / 53.707862°N 0.805565°W / 53.707862; -0.805565Coordinates: 53°42′28″N 0°48′20″W / 53.707862°N 0.805565°W / 53.707862; -0.805565

Saltmarshe lies within the Parliamentary constituency of Haltemprice and Howden an area that mainly consists of middle class suburbs, towns and villages. The area is affluent, placed as the 10th most affluent in the country in a Barclays Private Clients survey,[1] and has one of the highest proportions of owner-occupiers in the country.[2]

Saltmarshe Hall
Saltmarshe, looking down the Ouse

Saltmarshe Hall is a Grade II* listed 19th-century country house on the western edge of the hamlet.[3]

Saltmarshe railway station is on the Sheffield to Hull Line. It is named after Saltmarshe, but is 1 mile (1.6 km) to the north near the village of Laxton.


  1. ^ "North tops 'real' rich league". BBC News. 14 May 2003. Retrieved 4 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Haltemprice and Howden". UK Polling Report. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Saltmarshe Hall (1203298)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 10.

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