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Hessle and Hill Top is a civil parish in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. It has a population of 97. Until 1974 it was part of Hemsworth Rural District. It had a population of 138 according to the 2011 census. Hessle and Hill Top is mainly farmland and woodland. In the 1870s Hessle or how it was known then Hasel was described as "a township in Wragby parish...4 miles E of Wakefield"
|Traditional County||Yorkshire, West Riding|
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Police Authority||West Yorkshire|
Other names by which Hessle, Wakefield has been known in the past
Hasle ~ Asele ~ Hasele
Hessle, Wakefield in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Hessle, township, Wragby par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles SE. of Wakefield, 645 ac., pop. 119.
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