Yedingham

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Yedingham
Yedingham is located in North Yorkshire
Yedingham
Yedingham
 Yedingham shown within North Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE892795
District Ryedale
Shire county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MALTON
Postcode district YO17
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Thirsk and Malton
List of places
UK
England
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Coordinates: 54°12′13″N 0°37′57″W / 54.203545°N 0.632636°W / 54.203545; -0.632636

St John the Baptist

Yedingham is a village halfway between West Knapton and Allerston, 9 miles north east of Malton.

The village name is thought to mean 'Homestead of Eada and his people'[1]

There is a small Church dedicated to St John the Baptist and the River Derwent flows through to the north of the village. The original bridge crossing the Derwent was built in 1731. This was replaced by the current bridge built in 1970.[2]

The village hall can be found next to The Providence, a public house.

To the north of the village lies the remains of a Benedictine priory. This was home to Benedictine nuns from 1163-1539.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, A.H. (1937). The Place-Names of The East Riding of Yorkshire and York. Cambridge University Press. 
  2. ^ "Yorkshire: York and the East Riding (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England), N Pevsner, ISBN 0-300-09593-7". 
  3. ^ Spence, Joan and Bill (1981). Mediaeval Monasteries of Yorkshire. Ambo Publications. 

External links[edit]

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