Wold Newton, East Riding of Yorkshire
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|Wold Newton shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Population||337 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Wold Newton is a small Yorkshire Wolds village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 9 miles (14 km) south of Scarborough and 9 miles (14 km) north-west of Bridlington. The village of Fordon is also part of the civil parish of Wold Newton. According to the 2011 UK census, Wold Newton parish had a population of 337, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 291.
The parish church of All Saints is a Grade II* listed building. Wold Newton has a small, fully automated telephone exchange. Rather confusingly, this is referred to as the "Thwing Exchange". (Thwing is a neighbouring village).
Wold Newton Cricket Club have a ground off Laking Lane and field a first and second team.
Wold Cottage meteorite
|On this Spot, Decr. 13th, 1795|
|Fell from the Atmoſphere|
|AN EXTRAORDINARY STONE|
|In Breadth 28 inches|
|In Length 36 inches|
|Whoſe Weight was 56 pounds.|
|In Memory of it|
|Was erected by|
- "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Wold Newton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
- "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Wold Newton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 May 2008.
- Historic England. "Church of St James (1162675)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 24 January 2013.
- "The Meteorite". The Wold Cottage. Retrieved 6 September 2008.
- Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 12.
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