North Duffield

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North Duffield
North Duffield is located in North Yorkshire
North Duffield
North Duffield
North Duffield shown within North Yorkshire
Population 1,317 
OS grid reference SE684369
Civil parish
  • North Duffield
District
Shire county
Region
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
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°49′26″N 0°57′45″W / 53.82388°N 0.96239°W / 53.82388; -0.96239Coordinates: 53°49′26″N 0°57′45″W / 53.82388°N 0.96239°W / 53.82388; -0.96239

North Duffield is a village and civil parish in the Selby District of North Yorkshire, England. It lies about 7 km north-east of Selby on the A163 road from Selby to Market Weighton. The River Derwent forms the eastern boundary of the parish.

Main Street, North Duffield

It has an area of around 4081 hectares (according to 2001 UK Census data [1]). There are approximately 1800 residents in the village, the majority of whom are aged between 30 and 50 years. The population at the 2011 Census was 1,317.[1]

North Duffield is home to a Community Primary School, Methodist Church, village hall, village green, hairdressers, garage, the black cat rescue, park, shop, pub, Duck pond, lots of fields, and a bowls club.

There is an active North Duffield Conservation and local History Society, whose web site can be found at www.ndchs.org.uk, which is currently funded by Lottery Funding.

North Duffield has its own village football team, North Duffield Dragons, for children aged between 3 and 16. Their website is located at www.northduffielddragonsjfc.co.uk

Menthorpe Gate railway station on the Selby to Driffield Line served the village from 1853 to 1953.[2]

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches North East to Thorganby with a total population taken at the 2011 Census of 1,913.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  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. 
  3. ^ "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics – Area: North Duffield (Ward)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 December 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to North Duffield at Wikimedia Commons