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Garrowby is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
 Garrowby shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE793573
   – London 175 mi (282 km)  S
Civil parish Kirby Underdale
Unitary authority East Riding of Yorkshire
Ceremonial county East Riding of Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO41
Dialling code 01759
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament East Yorkshire
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Coordinates: 54°00′21″N 0°47′25″W / 54.005900°N 0.790182°W / 54.005900; -0.790182

Garrowby Hill

Garrowby is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) north of Pocklington town centre. It lies to the north of the A166 road[1] and forms part of the civil parish of Kirby Underdale.

Garrowby Hill is the summit of Bishop Wilton Wold which is the highest point of the Yorkshire Wolds. It is the subject of a 1998 painting by David Hockney.[2]

Garrowby Hall is a country house which stands in a 13,500 acre estate and is home to the Earl and Countess of Halifax. The Wood family (the Earls of Halifax) have lived there for some 200 years. It was remodelled in 1980 by Francis Johnson.


  1. ^ "Garrowby Hill - OS Explore". Retrieved 4 May 2009. 
  2. ^ "Garrowby Hill". Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  • Gazetteer – A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 6. 

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