Ellerton, East Riding of Yorkshire
|Ellerton shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire|
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|• London||165 mi (266 km) S|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Ellerton is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 8 miles (13 km) north-west of the market town of Howden and 8 miles south-west of the market town of Pocklington. It lies west of the B1228 road and east of the River Derwent.
A priory of canons of the Gilbertine Order existed at Ellerton: founded before 1212, and relinquished on 11 December 1536 under the Suppression of the Monasteries. In 1823 Ellerton, was in the Wapentake of Harthill, and contained a Methodist chapel and a chapel dedicated to St Mary. The village had a population of 318, with occupations including ten farmers, a corn miller, a tailor, and a shopkeeper. A shoemaker was also a licensed victualler of The Board public house. Also directory-listed was a school master, a gentleman and a vicar. Once a week a carrier operated between the village and York.
The parish church of St Mary, by architect John Loughborough Pearson, was designated a Grade II listed building in December 1966 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England.
- Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 5.
- "The Ellerton One-Place Study". Retrieved 29 April 2013.
Provides the history of the parish
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