Lockington, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Lockington
Lockington is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Lockington
Lockington
 Lockington shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 524 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE995475
Civil parish Lockington
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 DRIFFIELD
Postcode district YO25
Dialling code 01430
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°54′51″N 0°29′12″W / 53.914103°N 0.486658°W / 53.914103; -0.486658

Lockington is a small village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) north-west of Beverley town centre.

The civil parish is formed by the villages of Lockington and Aike and the hamlet of Thorpe. According to the 2011 UK census the population of Lockington parish was 524,[1] a decrease on the 2001 UK census figure of 542.[2] There were 247 separate households.[1]

The parish church of St Mary is a Grade I listed building.[3]

The A164 road and the Yorkshire Coast railway line from Hull to Scarborough both pass through the parish. Until 13 June 1960 Lockington railway station operated on the line.[4] The level crossing adjacent to the station was the scene of a fatal accident on 26 July 1986.[5]

St Mary's Church, Lockington

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Lockington CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Lockington CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 17 May 2008. 
  3. ^ English Heritage. "Church of St Mary (1310465)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 6 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. 
  5. ^ "Report on the Derailment that occurred on 26th July 1986 at Lockington Level Crossing in the Eastern Region British Railways". Department of Transport. The Railways Archive. 21 August 1987. Retrieved 17 October 2007. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 8. 

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