Preston, East Riding of Yorkshire
Preston shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
|Population||3,258 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Unitary authority||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Ceremonial county||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|UK Parliament||Beverley and Holderness|
Preston is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Hull city centre it lies just north of the A1033 road on the crossroads between the B1240 and B1362 roads.
There is both a primary school (Preston Primary School) and a secondary school, which achieved Technology College status almost a decade ago, and has a sixth form facility joined onto the school, in Preston. South Holderness Technology College serves the surrounding villages of Paull, Hedon, Bilton, Skirlaugh, Keyingham, Thorngumbald, Aldbrough, West Newton, Burton Constable, Sproatley and others.
Preston has three pubs, a pizza takeaway, a Chinese takeaway and a garden centre, with a farm shop. There is also a butcher's shop on the main street, along with the Post Office.
Recently 'Preston South' was marked clearly by the Council, however the two are not geographically all that close, and still stand as two separate areas separated in places by Hedon.
- "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Preston CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
- "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Preston CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 May 2008.
- English Heritage. "Church of All Saints (1083438)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
- Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 9.
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