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St Peter Church Woodmansey.jpg
St Peter's Church, Woodmansey
Woodmansey is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population7,109 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceTA055379
Civil parish
  • Woodmansey
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtHU17
Dialling code01482
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
53°49′36″N 0°23′54″W / 53.826710°N 0.398419°W / 53.826710; -0.398419Coordinates: 53°49′36″N 0°23′54″W / 53.826710°N 0.398419°W / 53.826710; -0.398419

Woodmansey is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south-east of Beverley on the A1174 road from Hull to Beverley.

The Warton Arms in Woodmansey seen from the A1174

The civil parish of Woodmansey consists of the villages of Woodmansey and Dunswell and the hamlet of Thearne. According to the 2011 UK census, Woodmansey parish had a population of 7,109,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 6,497.[3]

The village has a small primary school, Woodmansey Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, which was opened in 1856 and celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2006.[4][5]

Opposite the school is the village church of St Peter's which was built to a design by Alfred Beaumont and opened in 1898.[6]

The Warton Arms (pictured) with its thatched roof, is the only pub in the village.[7]


The civil parish was in the Beverley and Holderness parliamentary constituency until the 2010 general election when it was transferred to the constituency of Haltemprice and Howden.[2]


  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Woodmansey Parish (1170211292)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Are you ready to vote in the next election?". East Riding News. East Riding of Yorkshire Council: p. 3. April 2010.
  3. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Woodmansey CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 March 2008.
  4. ^ "Woodmansey Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School". Department for Education. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  5. ^ Baggs, A. P.; Brown, L. M.; Forster, G. C. F.; Hall, I.; Horrox, R. E.; Kent, G. H. R.; Neave, D. (1989). "'Outlying townships: Thearne and Woodmansey'". In Allison, K. J. (ed.). A History of the County of York East Riding: Volume 6, the Borough and Liberties of Beverley. British History Online. London: Victoria County History. pp. 295–301. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  6. ^ "St Peter's Woodmansey". Beverley Minster. Retrieved 27 January 2012.
  7. ^ "Warton Arms". CAMRA Hull & East Yorkshire Branch. Retrieved 31 October 2016.
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 12.