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Burnby is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Burnby shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE836464
• London 165 mi (266 km) S
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
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
List of places
YorkshireCoordinates: 53°54′26″N 0°43′41″W / 53.907331°N 0.728184°W / 53.907331; -0.728184

Burnby is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 2.5 miles (4 km) south-east of the market town of Pocklington and 4 miles (6.4 km) north-west of the market town of Market Weighton. It lies 1 mile (1.6 km) to the east of the A1079 road.

St Giles Church, Burnby

It forms part of the civil parish of Hayton and Burnby.

The church dedicated to St Giles was designated a Grade II* listed building in 1967 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England.[1]

Burnby was served by Nunburnholme railway station on the York to Beverley Line between 1847 and 1951.[2]


  1. ^ Historic England. "Church of Saint Giles (1084145)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 4. 

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