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Stamford Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Stamford Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire

Stamford Bridge is a village and civil parish on the River Derwent in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, approximately 7 miles east of York and 22 miles west of Driffield. The village lies on the border with the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire.
Post townYORK
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE7155
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01759
Population3,394 (2001 census)
 

Other names by which Stamford Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire has been known in the past

Stamford Bridge East and Stamford Bridge With Scoreby

Stamford Bridge, East Riding of Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Stamford Bridge, small market town with ry. sta., Catton par., East-Riding Yorkshire, on river Derwent, 9¼ miles NE. of York; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Friday. Stamford Bridge was the scene of a sanguinary conflict between the Saxons under Harold and the Norwegians under Harold Haarfager, in which the Norwegians were defeated and their king slain.

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