Warter is a small village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Pocklington on the B1246 road and 18 miles (29 km) from the city of York.
It is the location for Warter Priory which was an Augustine Priory dedicated to St James and founded in 1132 by Geoffrey Fitz-Pain. The chronicler Stephen Eyton was a canon there. It was dissolved in 1536 by Henry VIII. The dimensions of the St James' Church, Warter, cloister, and other buildings and the shape of their roofs were recorded along with details of the vestments and church plate. The church was 40 by 12 yards with a quire of 28 by 9 yards: the cloister 96 yards in circuit and 4 yards in breadth.
Warter has a primary school located on Addlekeld, the main street through Warter. The school is called Warter Church of England Primary School and most of its pupils transfer after Year 6 to Woldgate College in Pocklington
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- Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 11.
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