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Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire

Hessle is a town and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, situated 5 miles west of Kingston upon Hull city centre. Geographically it is part of a larger urban area which consists of the city of Kingston upon Hull, the town of Hessle and a number of other villages but is not part of the city. It is on the north bank of the Humber Estuary where the Humber Bridge crosses.
Post townHESSLE
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA0326
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01482
Population14,767 (2001 census)
 

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

Hase

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

Hessle.-- par., township, and vil., with ry. sta., East-Riding Yorkshire, on river Humber, 4½ miles SW. of Hull - par., 4166 ac. (including part of Kirk Ella par.), pop. 2696; township (partly in Kirk Ella par.), 2695 ac., pop. 2557; P.O., T.O., and P.O., T.O., at Hessle Road; in vicinity is the seat of Hessle Wood Hall.

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