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Wetwang, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Wetwang, East Riding of Yorkshire

Wetwang is a Yorkshire Wolds village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated 6 miles west of Driffield on the A166 road. According to the 2011 UK census, Wetwang parish had a population of 761, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 672. St Nicholas's Church, Wetwang is a church of Norman origin which was restored by both Baronets between 1845 and 1902. It is on the Sykes Churches Trail devised by the East Yorkshire Churches Group.
Post townDRIFFIELD
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE9359
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 code01377
Population672 (2001 census)
 

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

Wetwangham

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

Wetwang, par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., East-Riding Yorkshire - par., 5361 ac., pop. 807; township, 3437 ac., pop. 623; vil., 6½ miles W. of Driffield; P.O.

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