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NORTH CAVE is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire , England. It is situated 15 miles (24 km) to the west of Hull city centre on the B1230 road . South Cave is approximately 2 miles (3 km) to the south-east.

The civil parish is formed by the village of North Cave
North Cave
and the hamlet of Everthorpe . The 2011 UK census states that North Cave parish had a population of 1,667, a reduction on the 2001 UK census figure of 1,943. North Cave
North Cave
lies within the Parliamentary constituency of Haltemprice and Howden an area that mainly consists of middle class suburbs, towns and villages. The area is affluent and has one of the highest proportions of owner-occupiers in the country.

Baines\' History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, stated that William the Conqueror
William the Conqueror
gave the Lordship of both North and South Cave to Jordayne, who took the surname 'Cave'. This anecdote is not supported by evidence in the Doomsday Book
Doomsday Book
, however. which does not list any landholder named "Jordayne".The book Identifies several Lords and Tenants-in-Chief for both North and South Cave; Beside King William himself, Robert Malet appears to be the primary landholder in 1086, but William I died in 1087, Leaving William II as successor, and so, some land may have transferred after 1086, but more evidence is required to lend credence to this family origin story.

In 1823 North Cave
North Cave
was a civil parish in the Wapentake of Harthill and the Liberty of St Peter\'s . The Metham family of Metham had at North Cave
North Cave
a house which had been demolished. Existing at the time was a Methodist and a Quaker chapel. Population was 783, with occupations including seven farmers, two butchers, two corn millers, four shoemakers, five shopkeepers, two tailors, two wheelwrights , a blacksmith , two butchers, a paper maker, a bricklayer, two surveyors, one for highways the other for taxes, a schoolmaster, a gardener who was also the parish clerk, and the landlords of The White Horse and Black Swan public houses . Resident were three yeomen , a surgeon, a vicar, a gentleman and two gentlewomen. A carrier operated between the village and Hull twice a week. A Hull to London
London
coach passed through the village twice a day.

The Quaker preacher John Richardson was born in North Cave
North Cave
in 1667.

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North Cave
North Cave
War Memorial

The church of All Saints was designated a Grade I listed building in 1966 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England
England
, maintained by Historic England
England
.

North Cave
North Cave
has a public house and a Church of England
England
primary school . Its Sports and Social Club holds an annual Gala Day in June, Bonfire night in November and other events throughout the year. It has an equipped and safe play area for younger children.

The village hall has undergone recent improvements and holds events and a play group for toddlers. It is the location for a local amateur dramatic group, the Cave Players, established for over 25 years, with pantomime and May productions.

To the north of the village is Hotham Hall that was designated a Grade II* listed building in 1966 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England
England
, maintained by Historic England
England
. The stable block at the hall is also listed as Grade II*.

Many village shops have closed over the last twenty years in the face of competition from supermarkets, although a newsagent remains.

The village and surrounding area magazine is Village Link, produced by a team of volunte