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North Duffield

North Duffield is a village and civil parish in the Selby District of North Yorkshire, England. It lies about 7 km northeast of Selby on the A163 road from Selby to Market Weighton. The River Derwent forms the eastern boundary of the parish.

It has an area of around 4081 hectares (according to 2001 UK Census data [1]). There are approximately 1800 residents in the village, the majority of whom are aged between 30 and 50 years.

North Duffield is home to a Community Primary School, Methodist Church, village hall, village green, shop and pub.

The village boasts a large number of groups benefitting the Community: there is the North Duffield Conservation and Local History Society and Archaeology North Duffield, Womens Institute, The Village Players, Over 60'2 Club, Under 5's,Luncheon Club, cricket team, junior football team, both indoor and outdoor bowls teams, Village Hall Committee and various other organisations who hold bird auctions, dog training and fitness sessions in the village hall..

The Pinfold in its present position


Bubwith Bridge looking

towards Bubwith

Bubwith Bridge looking

towards North Duffield

Aerial view of the flooded River Derwent in January 2010

North Duffield

Picture taken by Barry Yeardley January 2010