Allerthorpe

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Allerthorpe
Allerthorpe is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Allerthorpe
Allerthorpe
Allerthorpe shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population 220 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid reference SE784474
• London 170 mi (270 km) S
Civil parish
  • Allerthorpe
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO42
Dialling code 01759
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Yorkshire
53°55′01″N 0°48′28″W / 53.916821°N 0.807680°W / 53.916821; -0.807680Coordinates: 53°55′01″N 0°48′28″W / 53.916821°N 0.807680°W / 53.916821; -0.807680

Allerthorpe is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south-west from the town of Pocklington.

The civil parish is formed by the village of Allerthorpe and the hamlet of Waplington. According to the 2011 UK census, Allerthorpe parish had a population of 220,[1] a slight reduction from the 2001 UK census figure of 223.[2] The parish covers an area of 969.217 hectares (2,394.99 acres).[3]

St Botolph's Church, Allerthorpe

Allerthorpe has a public house cum restaurant, The Plough Inn, an 18-hole golf course and a lake used for water sports and fishing. Allerthorpe Common, to the west of the village, has a nature reserve.

Allerthorpe's Victorian Grade II listed Anglican parish church is dedicated to St Botolph.[4]

The K6 telephone box on Main Street is Grade II listed.[5]

Thomas Cooke, the machinist and optical instrument maker, was born here.[6] There is a memorial stone to him near the church gate and a blue plaque was unveiled in the village hall in 2009.[7]

William Dewsbury the Quaker minister was born in the village.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Allerthorpe CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Allerthorpe CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 May 2008. 
  3. ^ "2001 Census Area Profile" (PDF). East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2004. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Botolph (1083874)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  5. ^ Historic England. "K6 telephone kiosk (1261988)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 26 February 2013. 
  6. ^ Clerke, A M (2004). "Cooke, Thomas (1807–1868)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 8 December 2009. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  7. ^ "Blue plaque for Allerthorpe's most famous son". Driffield Times & Post. 31 July 2009. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  8. ^ Gill, Catie (2004). "Dewsbury, William (c.1621–1688)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 26 February 2013. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 3. 

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