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Laxton, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Laxton, East Riding of Yorkshire

Laxton is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 3 miles north east of Goole. The civil parish is formed by the village of Laxton and the hamlets of Cotness, Metham and Saltmarshe. According to the 2011 UK census, Laxton parish had a population of 314, a reduction on the 2001 UK census figure of 322. The village is served by Saltmarshe railway station, on the Sheffield to Hull Line.
Post townGOOLE
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE7925
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 code01430
Population322 (2001 census)
 

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

Laxinton

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

Laxton, township and vil., Howden par., East-Riding Yorkshire - township, 1119 ac., pop. 238; vil., 3½ miles SE. of Howden; P.O.

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