Harswell

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Harswell
St Peter Church Harswell.jpg
St Peter's church
Harswell is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Harswell
Harswell
Harswell shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE826409
• London 165 mi (266 km) S
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Post town YORK
Postcode district YO42
Dialling code 01430
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53°51′28″N 0°44′44″W / 53.857764°N 0.745652°W / 53.857764; -0.745652Coordinates: 53°51′28″N 0°44′44″W / 53.857764°N 0.745652°W / 53.857764; -0.745652

Harswell is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) west of Market Weighton town centre, 5 miles (8 km) south of Pocklington town centre, and 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the A614 road.

It forms part of the civil parish of Everingham and Harswell.

In 1823 Harswell was a village and civil parish in the Wapentake of Harthill. Population at the time was 78, with occupations that included five farmers, and a carrier who operated between the village and Market Weighton once a week.[1]

Harswell was served by Everingham railway station on the Selby to Driffield Line between 1853 and 1954.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 213
  2. ^ Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. 
  • Gazetteer – A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 6. 

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