Rawcliffe Bridge is a small hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) south-west of Goole and lies just south of the M62 motorway.
It forms part of the
civil parish of Rawcliffe which lies just to the north-west. The hamlet was once served by a station on the Selby to Goole branch line, but this closed along with the line in June 1964.
Marina at Rawcliffe Bridge
Aire and Calder Navigation runs just south of Rawcliffe Bridge. Sugar Mill Ponds lies just to the west and is designated as a Local Nature Reserve and was part funded by lottery money.
Rawcliffe Bridge is home to an ex-RAF hardened communications UNITER bunker which is now owned by a security company, next to this site also is a MoD
GPSS fuel depot.
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Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 9.
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