Railway Bridge over River Wharfe at Ulleskelf
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Ulleskelf // is a small village and civil parish in the Selby District of North Yorkshire, England, four miles from Tadcaster on the River Wharfe. Its name comes from the Scandinavian personal name Úlfr, while Kelf means calf in Icelandic (i.e. Old Norse). It was written in the Domesday Book as Oleschel and Oleslec.
It is served by Ulleskelf railway station, operated by Northern. It has one public house (the Ulleskelf Arms) and one shop (Post Office/general store). The 2011 UK Census recorded the population of the parish as 980.
- Speight, Harry (1902). Lower Wharfedale. Being a complete account of the history, antiquities and scenery of the picturesque valley of the Wharfe, from Cawood to Arthington. London: E Stock. pp. 204–205. OCLC 7225986.
- "History of Ulleskelf, in Selby and Yorkshire | Map and description". www.visionofbritain.org.uk. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
- "2011 UK Census". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 22 September 2013.
- "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics – Area: Saxton and Ulleskelf (Ward)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
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