Broadgate, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Broadgate
Houses on the B1230 - geograph.org.uk - 97944.jpg
Houses in the snow
Broadgate is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Broadgate
Broadgate
Broadgate shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA011376
• London 160 mi (260 km) S
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
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
List of places
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England
Yorkshire
53°49′32″N 0°27′53″W / 53.825599°N 0.464705°W / 53.825599; -0.464705Coordinates: 53°49′32″N 0°27′53″W / 53.825599°N 0.464705°W / 53.825599; -0.464705

Broadgate is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3 km) to the south-west of the market town of Beverley and lies on the B1230 road. Broadgate forms part of the civil parish of Walkington.

Broadgate was the site of the Walkington Asylum, which was called Broadgate Hospital, and now forms part of the Broadgate housing development built by Bryant Homes.

Asylum in 1905

References[edit]

  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 4. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Robert, Curry, ed. (August 1991). Across the Westwood: Life and Times of Broadgate Hospital, Beverley. Mental Health Unit, East Yorkshire Health Authority. ISBN 978-0951805107.