Rawcliffe, East Riding of Yorkshire
Rawcliffe (or Rawcliffe in Snaith) is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Goole. It lies on the banks of the River Aire just north of the M62 and on the A614 road. Rawcliffe, along with nearby Airmyn, was the location of one of the first reliable reports of the practice of warping in agriculture in the 1730s.
The civil parish is formed by the village of Rawcliffe and the hamlet of Rawcliffe Bridge which lies just to the south-east of the village. According to the 2011 UK census, Rawcliffe parish had a population of 2,379, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 2,087.
- UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Rawcliffe Parish (1170211242)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 23 February 2018.
- "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Rawcliffe CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 May 2008.
- "Local Nature Reserves". Natural England. Retrieved 3 February 2011.
- Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 9.
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