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Coordinates: 53°49′36″N 0°23′54″W / 53.826710°N 0.398419°W / 53.826710; -0.398419

St Peter Church Woodmansey.jpg
St Peter's Church, Woodmansey
Woodmansey is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
 Woodmansey shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 7,109 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference TA055379
Civil parish Woodmansey
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[2]
List of places

Woodmansey is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south-east of Beverley on the A1174 road from Hull to Beverley.

The Warton Arms in Woodmansey seen from the A1174

The civil parish of Woodmansey consists of the villages of Woodmansey and Dunswell and the hamlet of Thearne. According to the 2011 UK census, Woodmansey parish had a population of 7,109,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 6,497.[3]

The village has a small primary school, Woodmansey Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2006.[citation needed]

Opposite the school is the village church of St Peter's which was built to a design by Alfred Beaumont and opened in 1898.[4]

The Warton Arms (pictured) with its thatched roof, is the only pub in the village.[citation needed]


The civil parish was in the Beverley and Holderness parliamentary constituency until the 2010 general election when it was transferred to the constituency of Haltemprice and Howden.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Woodmansey CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Are you ready to vote in the next election?". East Riding News (East Riding of Yorkshire Council): p. 3. April 2010. 
  3. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Woodmansey CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 March 2008. 
  4. ^ "St Peter’s Woodmansey". Beverley Minster. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 12.