Garton

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For the Yorkshire Wolds village, see Garton on the Wolds.
Garton
Garton is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Garton
Garton
Garton shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA264354
• London 155 mi (249 km) S
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HULL
Postcode district HU11
Dialling code 01964
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
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YorkshireCoordinates: 53°48′00″N 0°04′53″W / 53.799898°N 0.081323°W / 53.799898; -0.081323

Garton (or Garton in Holderness) is a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 7 miles (11 km) north-west of Withernsea town centre. It lies on the B1242 road.

Old Mill at Garton

It forms part of the civil parish of East Garton.

The church dedicated to St Michael was designated a Grade I listed building in 1966 and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England.[1]

Blue Hall farm to the west of the village was designated in 1966 as a Grade II* listed building.[2]

In 1823 inhabitants in the village numbered 160. Occupations included ten farmers, a bricklayer, a carpenter and a blacksmith. Two carriers operated between the village and Hull on Tuesdays.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Michael (1215863)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Historic England. "Blue Hall (1346612)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Baines, Edward; History, Directory & Gazetteer of the County of York (1823), p.209. ISBN 1230139141
  • Gazetteer – A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 6. 

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