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Aike, East Riding of Yorkshire, England (August 2005).jpg
Aike village
Aike is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Aike shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA049458
• London 165 mi (266 km) S
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district YO25
Dialling code 01377
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
53°53′55″N 0°24′15″W / 53.898519°N 0.404197°W / 53.898519; -0.404197Coordinates: 53°53′55″N 0°24′15″W / 53.898519°N 0.404197°W / 53.898519; -0.404197

Aike is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles (6 km) north of Beverley town centre and lies to the west of the River Hull. It is approached by a 2.5 miles (4 km) no-through road off the A164 road.

The village's name means "oak". In the local dialect, the name was not rounded to Oake, but remained the original Old English āc. The name is pronounced "Yack".[1]

Aike forms part of the civil parish of Lockington. Before construction began on the Beverley and Barmston Drain in 1798 Aike was an island.[2][3]

Aike Grange Stud to the north of the village is a dressage park, and hosts regional competitions.

Sunnyside cottage in the village was designated a grade II listed building in February 1987.[4]


  1. ^ Reaney, P. H. (1969). The Origin of English Place Names. Routledge and Kegan Paul. p. 44. ISBN 0-7100-2010-4. 
  2. ^ Lewis, Samuel, ed. (1848). "Aighton - Akenham". A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Bulmer, T. (1892). History, Topography, and Directory of East Yorkshire (with Hull). T. Bulmer & Co. pp. 453–455. Retrieved 25 October 2016. 
  4. ^ Historic England. "Sunnyside (1160665)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 3. 

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