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Hessay, York

Hessay is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of the City of York in North Yorkshire, England about 5 miles west of York. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 181. Prior to 1996 it had been part of the Harrogate district. Recent developments have increased the population to a larger figure though the actual figure is not known. There are approximately sixty houses in Hessay and about 15 have been built in the last 4 years.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyYork
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE5253
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire

Other names by which Hessay, York has been known in the past

Esdesai ~ Hesdesai

Hessay, York in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hessay, township and ry. sta., Monkton Moor par., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles NW. of York, 1255 ac., pop. 91.

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