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Rudston, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Rudston, East Riding of Yorkshire

Rudston is a small village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated between Driffield and Bridlington approximately 6 miles to the west of Bridlington, and lies on the B1253 road. According to the 2011 UK census, Rudston parish had a population of 409, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 390. The place-name 'Rudston' is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086, and means 'rood' or 'cross' stone, referring to the monolith.
Post townDRIFFIELD
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA0967
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 code01262
Population390 (2001 census)
 

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

Rodestane ~ Rodestain ~ Rodestan ~ Rodestein

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

Rudston, par. and vil., East-Riding Yorkshire, 5 miles W. of Bridlington, 5551 ac., pop. 604; P.O.; takes its name from an ancient monolith, 29 ft. above ground, near the church.

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