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Riccall

Summary
Riccall is a village and civil parish in North Yorkshire, England, lying to the north of Selby and south of York. Riccall is noted for being the place where Harold Hardrada's force of invaders landed in 1066, just before the Battle of Stamford Bridge. In the Second World War, an RAF base was built north of the village, and between the late 1970s and the early 2000s, coal was mined from beneath the village as Riccall Mine, part of the Selby Coalfield. According to the 2011 census the parish had a total population of 2,332. Governance Riccall is a major part of the electoral ward called Riccall with Escrick. The total population of this ward at the 2011 census was 4,312. It was historically part of the East Riding of Yorkshire, but from 1974 to 2023 was in the Selby District of the shire county of North Yorkshire. In 2023 the district was abolished and North Yorkshire became a unitary authority. Geology and geography The settlement of Riccall lies on the Humberhea
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