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Ganstead is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Ganstead shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA148341
• London 160 mi (260 km) S
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HULL
Postcode district HU11
Dialling code 01482
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
53°47′26″N 0°15′31″W / 53.790648°N 0.258609°W / 53.790648; -0.258609Coordinates: 53°47′26″N 0°15′31″W / 53.790648°N 0.258609°W / 53.790648; -0.258609

Ganstead is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) north-east of Hull city centre. It is divided into Ganstead East and Ganstead West by the A165 road which passes through the village.

Ganstead forms part of the civil parish of Bilton.

In 1823 Ganstead was in the parish of Swine and in the Wapentake and Liberty of Holderness. Population at the time was 61 and included four farmers and a corn miller.[1]

Swine Lane, Ganstead West


  1. ^ Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 209
  • Gazetteer – A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 6. 

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