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Fangfoss is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
 Fangfoss shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE765532
   – London 170 mi (270 km)  S
Civil parish Fangfoss with Bolton
Unitary authority East Riding of Yorkshire
Ceremonial county East Riding of Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO41
Dialling code 01759
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament East Yorkshire
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Coordinates: 53°58′10″N 0°50′02″W / 53.969524°N 0.833846°W / 53.969524; -0.833846

Fangfoss is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 11 miles (18 km) to the east of the city of York and 3.5 miles (6 km) north-west of the town of Pocklington.


Together with Bolton the village forms the civil parish of Fangfoss with Bolton.

The parish church of St Martin was designated by English Heritage in January 1967 as a Grade II* listed building.[1] The village also has a primary school and pub. A village park was created to mark the Queen's Golden Jubilee and is called Jubilee Park.[2]

Fangfoss Hall was designated in 1967 by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building.[3]

In 1823 Fangfoss was listed as the parish of 'Fangfoss-with-Spittle'. The village was in the Wapentake of Harthill. Population was 154, with occupations including twelve farmers, a shopkeeper, a shoemaker, and a schoolmaster. The landlord of The Carpenter's public house was also a village carpenter. The village chapel was in the charge of the vicar of Barnby-upon-the-Moor, and under the patronage of the Dean of York.[4]

Fangfoss was served by Fangfoss railway station on the York to Beverley Line between 1847 and 1959.[5] In 1987 the station was given a Grade II listed building status.[6]

Fangfoss hosts an annual arts festival called Fangfest.


  1. ^ English Heritage. "Church of St Martin (1083833)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Background". Jubilee Park. Retrieved 25 November 2014. 
  3. ^ English Heritage. "Fangfoss Hall (1346460)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  4. ^ Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 203
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ English Heritage. "The old railway station (1346458)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  • Baggs, A P; Kent, G H R; Purdy, J D (1976). Allison, K J, ed. "Fangfoss". A History of the County of York East Riding: Volume 3: Ouse and Derwent wapentake, and part of Harthill wapentake. Institute of Historical Research. pp. 164–170. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 5. 

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