Thornton, East Riding of Yorkshire
Thornton shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
|Population||138 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Unitary authority||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Ceremonial county||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|UK Parliament||East Yorkshire|
Thornton is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south-west of the town of Pocklington and 5 miles (8 km) north-west of the village of Holme-on-Spalding-Moor. It lies just to the north of the Pocklington Canal.
- "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Thornton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
- "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Thornton CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 20 May 2008.
- English Heritage. "Church of St Michael (1346434)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 10 March 2013.
- Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 11.
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