Patrington Haven

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Coordinates: 53°40′17″N 0°01′32″W / 53.671386°N 0.025629°W / 53.671386; -0.025629

Patrington Haven
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Patrington Haven is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Patrington Haven
Patrington Haven
 Patrington Haven shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA305212
Civil parish Patrington
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 HULL
Postcode district HU12
Dialling code 01964
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Beverley and Holderness
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Patrington Haven is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 8 miles (13 km) south-east of the town of Hedon and 1 mile (1.6 km) south-west of the village of Patrington.

It forms part of the civil parish of Patrington. The hamlet has a pub called the Burns Head that is directly opposite the village green with the pond stocked with fish

The village of Patrington just 1 mile (1.6 km) away is dominated by its church known locally as "The Queen of Holderness". Surrounding the church are four public houses. and a fifth public house in Patrington Haven itself. The shopping square in the centre of the village has two high-street banks, an established butchers and a fish and chip shop. There is a post office, bakery, doctors and chemist all within the village along with newsagents, garage and vets.

In Patrington Haven is an established 5 Star Award Winning Leisure Park called "Patrington Haven Leisure Park".[1] The leisure park was established around 1985 when the RAF Station Patrington closed and the land purchased by the leisure park. In June 2013 a memorial sculpture to the RAF station was unveiled at the site.[2]

The village was visited by the Beatles in November 1963[3] before playing a gig in nearby Hull. The fab four enjoyed a pint and sing song in the Burns Head pub before returning to Hull.

Spurn Point with its bird sanctuary is supported by the RSPB and is a few miles north-east of Patrington Haven village.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome". Patrington Haven Leisure Park. Retrieved 10 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ex-East Yorkshire RAF base memorial statue unveiled". BBC News. BBC. 23 June 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Live: ABC Cinema, Hull". The Beetles Bible. 24 November 1963. Retrieved 10 February 2011. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 9.