Faxfleet

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Faxfleet
Faxfleet is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Faxfleet
Faxfleet
 Faxfleet shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE863241
   – London 150 mi (240 km)  S
Civil parish Blacktoft
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 GOOLE
Postcode district DN14
Dialling code 01430
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Haltemprice and Howden
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire

Coordinates: 53°42′24″N 0°41′35″W / 53.706778°N 0.693107°W / 53.706778; -0.693107

Faxfleet is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 7.5 miles (12.1 km) east of Goole town centre, and at the start of the Humber, on the north bank, where the River Ouse and the River Trent meet.

Faxfleet
Looking west from the river bank at Faxfleet

With Yokefleet and Bellasize, Faxfleet forms part of the civil parish of Blacktoft. Faxfleet lies within the constituency of Haltemprice and Howden, an area placed as the 10th most affluent in the country in a 2003 Barclays Private Clients survey.[1]

Faxfleet was the location of the Faxfleet Preceptory, a former community of the Knights Templar. It was one of Yorkshire's principal preceptories, valued at more than £290[2] (£210,000 in 2014).[3] when it was closed in 1308.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "North tops 'real' rich league", BBC News, 14 May 2003. Retrieved 4 July 2014
  2. ^ "Geoffrey Jolif, Knight Templar: an Anglo-Norman forbear?". The Jollys of Mythop. Retrieved 1 March 2011. 
  3. ^ UK CPI inflation numbers based on data available from Gregory Clark (2014), "What Were the British Earnings and Prices Then? (New Series)" MeasuringWorth.
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 5. 

External links[edit]

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