Long Marston, Yorkshire

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Long Marston
West Riding
The Sun Inn at Long Maston.jpg
The Sun Inn, Long Maston
Grid reference: SE501511
Location: 53°57’13"N, 1°14’12"W
Post town: York
Postcode: YO26
Dialling code: 01904
Local Government
Council: Harrogate
Selby and Ainsty

Long Marston is a village in the West Riding of Yorkshire. It is outside the heavily industrialised zones of the West Riding, standing in the broad, drained meadowland of Marston Moor between the River Nidd and River Wharf. It is to be found on the B1224 road from Wetherby to York. Long Marston is 7 miles west of York.

The Battle of Marston Moor, one of the major battles of the Civil War, was fought just west of the village and there is a monument to the battle on the Tockwith Road to the north of the village.

About the village

The village has a junior school, a public house (The Sun Inn) and until 2008 had a Methodist church, which has since closed in recent years.

The village has a Village Hall (off Butt Hedge on Angram Road) and Playing Fields, which is also home to the two cricket teams which compete in the Wetherby Cricket league

Hutton Wandesley

The small hamlet of Hutton Wandesley is directly adjacent to the village. For all intents and purposes Hutton Wandesley forms part of Long Marston.

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