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Walkington, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Walkington, East Riding of Yorkshire

Walkington is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 3 miles to the south west of the town of Beverley on the B1230 road. The civil parish is formed by the village of Walkington and the hamlet of Broadgate. According to the 2011 UK census, Walkington parish had a population of 2,337, a reduction on the 2001 UK census figure of 2,481.
Post townBEVERLEY
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridSE9937
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 code01482
Population2,481 (2001 census)
 

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

Walcheton ~ Walchintone ~ Walchinton

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

Walkington, par. and vil., East-Riding Yorkshire - par., 3725 ac., pop. 978; vil., 3 miles SW. of Beverley; P.O.; in vicinity is Walkington Hall, seat.

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