Little Weighton

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Coordinates: 53°47′28″N 0°30′19″W / 53.791010°N 0.505287°W / 53.791010; -0.505287

Little Weighton
Village Hall Little Weighton.jpg
Village Hall, Little Weighton
Little Weighton is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Little Weighton
Little Weighton
 Little Weighton shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE985337
Civil parish Rowley
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 COTTINGHAM
Postcode district HU20
Dialling code 01482
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Haltemprice and Howden
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Little Weighton is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) south-west of Beverley town centre and it is also situated 2 miles (3 km) east of Skidby.

Old Village Road, Little Weighton.

Little Weighton forms part of the civil parish of Rowley.

The village is served by a small shop (which acts as a post office), a school, a church, village hall, playing fields, Station Garage and the Black Horse pub. The 180 bus connects Little Weighton to the local area.

Famous residents include one time David Bowie bassist Trevor Bolder, ex-Hull City players Stan McEwan and Sam Ricketts.

Little Weighton was served by Little Weighton railway station on the Hull and Barnsley Railway between 1885 and 1955.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 8. 

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