Newport, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Newport
Newport is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Newport
Newport
 Newport shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 1,580 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE858304
Civil parish Newport
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 BROUGH
Postcode district HU15
Dialling code 01430
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Haltemprice and Howden
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire

Coordinates: 53°45′47″N 0°42′00″W / 53.763032°N 0.699932°W / 53.763032; -0.699932

Newport is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is approximately 7 miles (11 km) east of the market town of Howden. It lies on the B1230 road to the south of the M62 motorway and on the banks of the Market Weighton Canal.

According to the 2011 UK census, Newport parish had a population of 1,580,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 1,538.[2] Newport has a school, a few shops, two pubs and two playing fields. Newport was served by Wallingfen railway station, formerly Newport, on the Hull and Barnsley Railway between 1885 and 1955.[3]

St Stephens Church, Newport

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Newport CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Newport CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 May 2008. 
  3. ^ 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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