Lowthorpe

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Lowthorpe
Lowthorpe is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Lowthorpe
Lowthorpe
 Lowthorpe shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA083603
   – London 175 mi (282 km)  S
Civil parish Harpham
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 01377
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament East Yorkshire
List of places
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Coordinates: 54°01′41″N 0°20′52″W / 54.028050°N 0.347821°W / 54.028050; -0.347821

Lowthorpe is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 3 miles (5 km) north-east of Driffield town centre and 7 miles (11 km) south-west of Bridlington town centre.

Lowthorpe village

It lies south-east of the A614 road and just north-west of the Yorkshire Coast railway line from Hull to Scarborough. Lowthorpe railway station served the village until it closed on 5 January 1970.[1]

Lowthorpe forms part of the civil parish of Harpham.

The church dedicated to St Martin was designated in 1966 by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building.[2]

In 1823 Lowthorpe (then spelt 'Lowthorp'), was in the Wapentake of Dickering. The church and perpetual curacy was under the patronage of the St Quintin family. Population at the time was 149, with occupations including nine farmers, a linen manufacturer, a corn miller, and a rope maker. Residents included William Thomas St Quintin Esquire, of Lowthorp Hall, and a gentleman.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Martin (1346656)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 364
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 8. 

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