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Lelley is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Lelley shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA209325
• London 155 mi (249 km) S
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HULL
Postcode district HU12
Dialling code 01482
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
53°46′31″N 0°09′59″W / 53.775395°N 0.166441°W / 53.775395; -0.166441Coordinates: 53°46′31″N 0°09′59″W / 53.775395°N 0.166441°W / 53.775395; -0.166441

Lelley is a small village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 7 miles (11 km) north-east of Hull city centre and 3 miles (5 km) north of Hedon.

Main Street in Lelley

The village forms part of the civil parish of Elstronwick.

Lelley comes from the word 'Lelle' which means 'clearing in the woods'.[citation needed]

The village contains a public house, two benches (one a war memorial and the other a millennium bench) and a telephone box.

Lelley Wesleyan Methodist Church was demolished in the late 19th century.[citation needed]

In 1823 Lelly was in the parish of Preston and the Wapentake and Liberty of Holderness. Population was 119, which included a carrier who operated between the village and Hull once a week.[1]


  1. ^ Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 363
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 7. 

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