Stillingfleet shown within North Yorkshire
|OS grid reference|
|Shire county||North Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Stillingfleet is a village and civil parish in the Selby district of North Yorkshire, England. It is about 6 miles (10 km) south of York and nearby settlements include Acaster Selby, Naburn and Appleton Roebuck.
The parish church of St Helen's is a grade I listed building.
The origin of the name 'Stillingfleet' lies in Old English. The name means 'stretch of river belonging to the family or followers of a man called Styfel', and is composed of the elements Styfel (the name of the landowner), inga (followers of) and fleot (stream, inlet or creek). The village was recorded as Steflingefled in the Domesday Book.
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