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Molescroft, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Molescroft, East Riding of Yorkshire

Molescroft is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 0.5 miles north of Beverley town centre adjoining its northern border. It lies to the north of the A1174 road. The Yorkshire Coast railway line from Hull to Scarborough passes through the parish but the nearest station is Beverley. According to the 2011 UK census, Molescroft parish had a population of 6,820, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 6,810.
Post townBEVERLEY
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA0240
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
Population6,810 (2001 census)
 

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

Moscroft

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

Molescroft, township, Beverley St John and Leconfield pars., East-Riding Yorkshire, 1 mile NW. of Beverley, 1359 ac., pop. 178.

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