Hook, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Church Lane Hook.jpg
Church Lane
Hook is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Hook shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 1,292 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE761255
• London 155 mi (249 km) S
Civil parish
  • Hook
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GOOLE
Postcode district DN14
Dialling code 01405
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
53°43′15″N 0°50′52″W / 53.720859°N 0.847782°W / 53.720859; -0.847782Coordinates: 53°43′15″N 0°50′52″W / 53.720859°N 0.847782°W / 53.720859; -0.847782

Hook is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north-east of Goole town centre and lies on the west bank of the River Ouse.

According to the 2011 UK census, Hook parish had a population of 1,292,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 1,141.[2]

Swing railway bridge at Hook
Blacksmith's Arms public house, Hook

The parish was part of the Goole Rural District in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1894 to 1974, then in Boothferry district of Humberside until 1996.

The church dedicated to St Mary the Virgin was designated a Grade II* listed building in 1967 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England.[3]

The village has a nearby local school: Hook Church Of England Primary school. There is also a small local post office and two public houses. The village a number of building sites for the purpose of housing development.

Nearby Goole has facilities including Tesco, Morrisons and Asda supermarkets, several chain-shops, schools, a hospital, and a railway station with services to Hull, Doncaster and Leeds.


  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 7.