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Wawne, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Wawne, East Riding of Yorkshire

Wawne, also spelled Waghen, is a small village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England; it is first mentioned (as Wagene, from an Old English word for 'quaking bog, quagmire') in 1086. It is situated approximately 5.5 miles north of Hull city centre and 4 miles south-east of Beverley on the east bank of the River Hull. The civil parish of Wawne consists of the village of Wawne and the hamlet of Meaux.
Post townHULL
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA0836
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
Population878 (2001 census)
 

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

Waghen ~ Wawn ~ Waghene ~ Wagene

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

Wawne (or Waghen), par. and township, East-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles SE. of Beverley - par., 5440 ac., pop. 400; township, 3983 ac., pop. 299.

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