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Black Swan at Asselby.jpg
Main Street, Asselby with the Black Swan Inn on the left
Asselby is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Asselby shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 351 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE717280
• London 155 mi (249 km) S
Civil parish
  • Asselby
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GOOLE
Postcode district DN14
Dialling code 01757
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
YorkshireCoordinates: 53°44′39″N 0°54′47″W / 53.744119°N 0.912954°W / 53.744119; -0.912954

Asselby is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is located in the south-west of the county, north of the River Ouse. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) west of the market town of Howden.

Main Street, Asselby

The civil parish is formed by the village of Asselby and the hamlet of Knedlington, together with that part of Boothferry village west of the B1228 road. According to the 2011 UK census, Asselby parish had a population of 351,[1] a rise from the 2001 UK census figure of 299.[2] The parish covers an area of 532.14 hectares (1,314.9 acres).[3]

The village has one pub, Whelans of Asselby, situated on Main Street. There are no other public businesses trading in the village. Unusually, Asselby is situated on an entirely dead-end road, which finishes in the next village (which is slightly larger than Asselby), Barmby on the Marsh.

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  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Asselby CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Asselby CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 May 2008. 
  3. ^ "2001 Census Area Profile" (PDF). East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2004. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 3. 

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