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Ousefleet is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Ousefleet shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE828231
Civil parish
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°41′54″N 0°44′50″W / 53.698232°N 0.747219°W / 53.698232; -0.747219Coordinates: 53°41′54″N 0°44′50″W / 53.698232°N 0.747219°W / 53.698232; -0.747219

Ousefleet is a small hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England approximately 5 miles (8 km) east of Goole. It is located just south of the River Ouse and north of the A161 road between Goole and Scunthorpe.

The Whitgift Lighthouse, on the west side of Ousefleet

It forms part of the civil parish of Twin Rivers.

Ousefleet was previously a civil parish that 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.

Ousefleet is listed by Ordnance Survey as being near to the grid square (on 1:50000 and 1:25000 maps) that has the least detail (a pylon line).[1][2]

Ousefleet has a village hall that was a former school of Victorian origin with some extensions added during the 20th century. The Hall Management Committee are raising funds to carry out improvements.

Ousefleet holds a village show, generally in August. The show was revived in 1965.


  1. ^ "Map Zone". Ordnance Survey. Retrieved 3 May 2008. 
  2. ^ "One pylon marks the spot". BBC News Online. BBC. 15 October 2001. Retrieved 16 April 2010. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 9.