Goxhill, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Goxhill is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Goxhill shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference TA184448
• London 160 mi (260 km) S
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
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
UK Parliament
List of places
53°53′09″N 0°11′58″W / 53.885958°N 0.199340°W / 53.885958; -0.199340Coordinates: 53°53′09″N 0°11′58″W / 53.885958°N 0.199340°W / 53.885958; -0.199340

Goxhill is a small hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England in an area known as Holderness. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) south-west of Hornsea town centre.

St Giles' Church, Goxhill

The village was a civil parish until 1935, when it was merged with Great Hatfield and Little Hatfield to form the parish of Hatfield.[1]

The parish church of St Giles is a Grade II listed building.

In 1823 Goxhill parish was in the Wapentake and Liberty of Holderness. At the time the parish church was undergoing repairs, begun in 1818. Population was 70, which included five farmers. In 1840 population was 65, again with five farmers, the parish land of 880 acres (3.6 km2) the property of Rev Charles Constable, who had been patron of the St Giles Church incumbent since 1823.[2][3]

Goxhill was served from 1865 to 1953 by Wassand railway station on the Hull and Hornsea Railway. [4]


  1. ^ "Goxhill AP/CP Yorkshire through time – Administrative history of Parish-level unit: hierarchies, boundaries". A Vision of Britain through Time. University of Portsmouth & others. 2008. Retrieved 19 November 2008. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 211
  3. ^ White, William (1840); History, Gazetteer and Directory of the East and North Ridings of Yorkshire, p. 279
  4. ^ 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. 6. 

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