Hambleton, Selby

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St Mary's Church, Hambleton.jpg
St Mary's Church, Hambleton
Hambleton is located in North Yorkshire
 Hambleton shown within North Yorkshire
Population 1,859 
OS grid reference SE555305
Civil parish Hambleton
District Selby
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SELBY
Postcode district YO8
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
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Coordinates: 53°46′04″N 1°09′34″W / 53.767898°N 1.159485°W / 53.767898; -1.159485

Hambleton is a small village and civil parish near to Selby in North Yorkshire, England. It is a ward of the district of Selby and should not be confused with the district of Hambleton, another district of North Yorkshire.

Hambleton is situated just over 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Selby and lies about 5 miles (8.0 km) east of the A1(M) motorway junction 42. The A63 road, Leeds to Selby, runs through the village.

According to the 2001 UK census, the population of Hambleton parish was 1,711,[1] increasing to 1,859 at the 2011 Census.[2]

There are three pubs: The Wheatsheaf, The Red Lion and The Owl. There is also a village shop. As of September 2014, the Wheatsheaf is closed and for sale - during June 2015 demoiltion of the building commenced.


The name Hambleton is now also assigned to an electoral ward. This ward also covers Thorpe Willoughby and surrounding areas. The total population of the ward taken at the 2011 Census was 5,315.[3]


  1. ^ "Neighbourhood Statistics - Area: Hambleton CP". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2008-01-02. 
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 15 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 15 August 2015. 

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