Beswick, East Riding of Yorkshire

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Beswick
Beswick is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Beswick
Beswick
Beswick shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 357 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference TA012481
• London 170 mi (270 km) S
Civil parish
  • Beswick
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DRIFFIELD
Postcode district YO25
Dialling code 01377
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
YorkshireCoordinates: 53°55′10″N 0°27′37″W / 53.919520°N 0.460195°W / 53.919520; -0.460195

Beswick is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The village is situated on the A164 road, about 6 miles (10 km) north of Beverley and 6 miles south of Driffield.

The civil parish is formed by the villages of Beswick and Kilnwick and the hamlet of Wilfholme. According to the 2011 UK census, Beswick parish had a population of 357,[1] a slight decline on the 2001 UK census figure of 372.[2]

Beswick was the former home of P.H. Sissons & Sons, famous for wheelwrighting and building 'Wolds Wagons' since 1854. One of the wagons is at Skidby Windmill.

Beswick Hall was designated a Grade II* listed building in 1968 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England.[3]

References[edit]

  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 3. 

External links[edit]