Huggate

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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
 Huggate shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 342 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE881551
Civil parish Huggate
Unitary authority East Riding of Yorkshire
Ceremonial county East Riding of Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO42
Dialling code 01377
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament East Yorkshire
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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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