Hook, Yorkshire

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West Riding
Church Lane Hook.jpg
Church Lane
Grid reference: SE761255
Location: 53°43’15"N, 0°50’52"W
Population: 1,292  (2011)
Post town: Goole
Postcode: DN14
Dialling code: 01405
Local Government
Council: East Riding of Yorkshire
Brigg and Goole

Hook is a village in the West Riding of Yorkshire, about a mile and a half north-east of Goole town centre and lies on the west bank of the River Ouse.

According to the 2011 census, Hook parish had a population of 1,292.

The railway bridge at Hook
The Blacksmith's Arms, Hook

The parish church, St Mary the Virgin, is a Grade II* listed building.[1]

The Ouse here is crossed by a rare railway swing bridge, which is a Grade II* listed structure.[2]

The village has a nearby local school: Hook Church Of England Primary School. There is also a small local post office and two public houses. The village a number of building sites for the purpose of housing development.

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  1. National Heritage List 1160360: Church of St Mary (Grade II* listing)
  2. National Heritage List 1346710: Railway Swing Bridge Over River Ouse (Grade II* listing)
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 7.