Hollym, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Hollym
Hollym is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Hollym
Hollym
 Hollym shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 513 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference TA345252
Civil parish Hollym
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 WITHERNSEA
Postcode district HU19
Dialling code 01964
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Beverley and Holderness
List of places
UK
England
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Coordinates: 53°42′22″N 0°02′12″E / 53.706032°N 0.036674°E / 53.706032; 0.036674

Hollym is a small village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Withernsea and is on the A1033 road.

A1033 road passing through Hollym
St Nicholas' Church, Hollym

According to the 2011 UK census, Hollym parish had a population of 513,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 447.[2]

Hollym airfield lies just to the north of the village and is suitable for light aircraft.

The parish church of St Nicholas is a Grade II listed building.[3]

Hollym was served from 1854 to 1964 by Hollym Gate railway station on the Hull and Holderness Railway.[4]

Edmund Henry Barker, the English classical scholar, was born in the village. The Paralympian and British Sledge Hockey player, Matt Lloyd currently resides in the village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Hollym CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Hollym CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 17 May 2008. 
  3. ^ English Heritage. "Church of St Nicholas (1083479)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  4. ^ 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. 7. 

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