Huggate

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Huggate
St Marys Church Huggate.jpg
St Mary's Church, Huggate
Huggate is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Huggate

 Huggate shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population342 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE881551
Civil parishHuggate
Unitary authorityEast Riding of Yorkshire
Ceremonial countyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townYORK
Postcode districtYO42
Dialling code01377
PoliceHumberside
FireHumberside
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK ParliamentEast Yorkshire
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Coordinates: 53°59′06″N 0°39′27″W / 53.985033°N 0.657601°W / 53.985033; -0.657601

Huggate
St Marys Church Huggate.jpg
St Mary's Church, Huggate
Huggate is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Huggate

 Huggate shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population342 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE881551
Civil parishHuggate
Unitary authorityEast Riding of Yorkshire
Ceremonial countyEast Riding of Yorkshire
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townYORK
Postcode districtYO42
Dialling code01377
PoliceHumberside
FireHumberside
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK ParliamentEast Yorkshire
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire

Huggate is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 13 miles (21 km) north-west of Beverley town centre and 9 miles (14 km) west of Driffield town centre. The village of North Dalton lies 3.8 miles (6.1 km) to the south-east.

Huggate, the village pond

According to the 2011 UK census, Huggate parish had a population of 342,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 317.[2]

Huggate has one of the deepest wells in England. The village contains a pub the Wolds Inn (on the Driffield road) which has two main rooms, a dining room and a lounge. It also has a beer garden with nice views. It serves food and welcomes walkers and cyclists.

The parish church of St Mary is a Grade I listed building.[3]

The Yorkshire Wolds Way National Trail, a long distance footpath passes to the north of the village. There are walks through the local area, which is picturesque and often features steep-sided dales.

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from road to or near the mounds from the Old Norse haugr and gata.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Huggate CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Huggate CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 17 May 2008. 
  3. ^ English Heritage. "Church of St Mary (1084147)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 5 February 2013 .
  4. ^ Mills, A. D. (2003). A Dictionary of British Place-Names. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198527589. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 7. 

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