Wykeham, Scarborough

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Wykeham
Wykeham is located in North Yorkshire
Wykeham
Wykeham
 Wykeham shown within North Yorkshire
Population 280 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE964834
Civil parish Wykeham
District Scarborough
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SCARBOROUGH
Postcode district YO13
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Scarborough and Whitby
List of places
UK
England
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Coordinates: 54°14′14″N 0°31′19″W / 54.23728°N 0.52201°W / 54.23728; -0.52201

St Helen and All Saints' Church
Ice House

Wykeham is a small village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England, on the outskirts of Scarborough and the southern boundary of the North York Moors National Park.

It consists of a main street adjacent to the only pub; The Downe Arms. It lies around 7 miles (11 km) away from Scarborough and surrounding villages include: East Ayton, West Ayton, Snainton, Hutton Buscel, Brompton and Ruston. It has a cricket ground also which is hidden away in a small turning off the main road.

According to the 2011 UK census, Wykeham parish had a population of 280,[1] a decrease on the 2001 UK census figure of 290.[2]

A nunnery was established at Wykeham between 1140 and 1160 that was located to the south east of the village.[3]

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