Burton Agnes shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
|Population||497 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Civil parish||Burton Agnes|
|Unitary authority||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Ceremonial county||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|UK Parliament||East Yorkshire|
Burton Agnes is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the A614 mid way between Driffield and Bridlington. Places of interest include an Elizabethan Manor House, Burton Agnes Hall and a Norman Manor House, Burton Agnes Manor House. Both of these buildings are now Grade I listed buildings. There is also a Church dedicated to St Martin that was designated in 1966 by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building.
The civil parish is formed by the village of Burton Agnes and the hamlets of Gransmoor and Thornholme. According to the 2011 UK census, Burton Agnes parish had a population of 497, an increase of one on the 2001 UK census figure.
The village is home to an annual Scarecrow festival which sees the village adorned with many imaginatively decorated scarecrows. The Scarecrow festival started in 2004 and was thought up by a group of children doing lifestyle and originally made the festival to raise money.
Burton Agnes is also home to a small primary school midway up Rudston Road. There are also playing fields up Rudston Road near the cemetery. These are home to both football and cricket teams, and there is a small bowls field near the football pitch. On Sunday mornings Bridlington Archery Club comes to do their archery.
- "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Burton Agnes CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
- English Heritage. "Burton Agnes Hall (1346451)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
- English Heritage. "Burton Agnes Manor House (1280994)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
- English Heritage. "Church of St Martin (1083812)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 August 2013.
- "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Burton Agnes CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 May 2008.
- Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199.
- Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 4.
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