Risby, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates: 53°48′03″N 0°28′13″W / 53.800770°N 0.470167°W / 53.800770; -0.470167

Risby is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
 Risby shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA008349
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 BEVERLEY
Postcode district HU17
Dialling code 01482
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Haltemprice and Howden
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Risby is the site of a deserted village. It is located in the civil parish of Rowley in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England; approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south-west of Beverley and lies 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the A164 road.[1]


The area includes an open partially wooded parkland, Risby Park, a farm, and a fishpond.[1] Since 1990 the pond has been operated as a coarse fishing location;[2] the site also contains an octagonal brick folly.


  1. ^ a b Ordnance Survey, 1:25000, 2006
  2. ^ "Welcome to Risby Park Fishing Ponds * Folly Lake Cafe". Risby Park Fisheries. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 9. 

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