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Lissett, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Lissett, East Riding of Yorkshire

Lissett is a village in the Holderness area of the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated 6 miles south of Bridlington town centre and 13 miles north east of Beverley town centre on the A165 road that connects the two towns. Together with Ulrome it forms the civil parish of Lissett and Ulrome. In 1942 an RAF station, RAF Lissett was built there. Its main role was to serve as a base for the Halifax Bomber 158 Squadron.
Post townDRIFFIELD
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA1458
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
 

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

Lessete

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

Lissett, township, Beeford par., East-Riding Yorkshire, 7 m. SW. of Bridlington, 1150 ac., pop. 90; P.O.

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