Beswick, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Beswick is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
 Beswick shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 357 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference TA012481
   – London 170 mi (270 km)  S
Civil parish Beswick
Unitary authority East Riding of Yorkshire
Ceremonial county East Riding of Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district YO25
Dialling code 01377
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Beverley and Holderness
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Coordinates: 53°55′10″N 0°27′37″W / 53.919520°N 0.460195°W / 53.919520; -0.460195

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.

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, significant for wheelwrighting and building 'Wolds Wagons' since 1854. One of the wagons is at Skidby Windmill.

Beswick hall was designated in 1968 by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building.[3]


  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 3. 

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