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Whitgift, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Whitgift, East Riding of Yorkshire

Whitgift is a small linear hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England approximately 4 miles east of Goole. It is located alongside the River Ouse and north of the A161 road between Goole and Scunthorpe. Ousefleet and Reedness are to the east and west respectively. It forms part of the civil parish of Twin Rivers. The Church of Mary Magdalene (on the Whitgift side of the border between Whitgift and Reedness) has a clock with an unusual feature. Instead of 12 it has a 13 (XIII).
Post townGOOLE
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE8122
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 code01405
 

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

Whitgift, par., township, and vil., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - par., 9941 ac. (1033 water), pop. 2299; township, 1501 ac. (60 water), pop. 362; vil., on river Ouse, 4 miles E. of Goole; P.O.

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