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Cliffe is a small village and civil parish in the Selby District of North Yorkshire. It was historically part of the East Riding of Yorkshire until 1974. The former Selby Coalfield Whitemoor mine in the north of the parish is now a business park. When you visit Cliffe, Selby, Walkfo brings Cliffe, Selby places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Cliffe, Selby Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Cliffe, Selby

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Cliffe, Selby history

Archaeological evidence of humans living in the area dates back to the Iron Age or British Roman age. Evidence suggests rectangular enclosures thought to be part of a field system, as well as ditched enclosures, and roundhouses. Evidence of permanent human habitation in the medieval period has also been found, suggesting ridge and furrow farming.

Cliffe, Cliffe Common

Cliffe is recorded in the Domesday survey as being part of the manor of Howden. In the Middle Ages the village was in the Ouse and Derwent wapentake of the East Riding of Yorkshire. A school was established in 1708 with the bequeathal of £200 by Mary Waud.


Cliffe, Selby Railways photo

The Hull and Selby Railway arrived in Cliffe in 1848, and the station was opened in the village as Cliffe Common Gate. The Derwent Valley Light Railway opened in 1913 a branch from the village. It closed to passengers in 1926; the section between Wheldrake and Cliff Common closed completely in 1965.

South Duffield

Cliffe, Selby South Duffield photo

South Duffield was also a township in the ancient parish of Hemingbrough. There was a manor at the manor, now evidenced by an earthwork. The Selby-Market Weighton railway line arrived in 1848, passing north of the village.

Turnham Hall

There was a manor house at Turnham Hall (also Turneham or Thurnham) west of Cliffe on the banks of the Ouse as early as 1327. A licence to crenellate was received by John Pylkyngton in 1477. The current farm dates from the late 1700s to 1820.

Whitemoor mine

Whitemoor Mine was developed in the 1970s as part of the Selby coalfield. After closure in the 21st century the above ground site was redeveloped as a business park.

Cliffe, Selby geography / climate

The civil parish of Cliffe is bounded by Barlby with Osgodby to the west, Hemingbrough to the east, and the River Ouse to the south, and North Duffield and Skipwith to the north. At the time of the 2001 UK census, Cliffe parish had a population of 1,143, increasing to 1,267 at the 2011 Census. The parish is predominately agricultural land at around 5 metres (16 ft) above sea level.

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Best Cliffe, Selby places to visit

Cliffe, Selby has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Cliffe, Selby’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Cliffe, Selby’s information audio spots:


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Cliffe, Selby has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Cliffe, Selby plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Cliffe, Selby using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Cliffe, Selby plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.