Coordinates: 53°42′24″N 0°41′35″W / 53.706778°N 0.693107°W
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.
Looking west from the river bank at Faxfleet
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 (£210,000 in 2014). [2 ] when it was closed in 1308. [3 ]
References [ edit ]
Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 5.
External links [ edit ]
Media related to Faxfleet at Wikimedia Commons