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Preston, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Preston, East Riding of Yorkshire

Preston is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 6 miles east of Hull city centre it lies just north of the A1033 road on the crossroads between the B1240 and B1362 roads. The civil parish is formed by the village of Preston and the hamlet of Salt End. According to the 2011 UK census, Preston parish had a population of 3,258, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 3,100.
Post townHULL
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, East Riding
OS GridTA1830
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
Population3,100 (2001 census)
 

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

Long Preston ~ Preston in Holderness ~ Preston Long ~ Prestone ~ Prestune

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

Preston, Long, small town, par., and township with ry. sta., N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - par., 13,557 ac., pop. 1486; township, 3578 ac., pop. 706; town, on river Ribble, 4 miles SE. of Settle; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Markets for cattle are held here every alternate Monday, and there are cattle fairs in March and September.

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