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Stamford Bridge is a large village with a population of around 3,500 on the River Derwent in the East Riding of Yorkshire, approximately 9 miles to the east of York.
The village provides a wide range of services and good sporting/leisure activities for its residents of all ages.
Stamford Bridge is also famous for the battle which took place on 25 September 1066, when King Harold Godwinson of England defeated King Harald Hardrada and was then defeated himself by William the Conqueror at Hastings. The Stamford Bridge battle was generally considered to mark the end of the Viking era.