Kilnwick Percy

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Kilnwick Percy
Kilnwick Percy is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Kilnwick Percy
Kilnwick Percy
Kilnwick Percy shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE825500
• London 170 mi (270 km) S
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53°56′24″N 0°44′37″W / 53.939986°N 0.743492°W / 53.939986; -0.743492Coordinates: 53°56′24″N 0°44′37″W / 53.939986°N 0.743492°W / 53.939986; -0.743492

Kilnwick Percy is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north-east of Pocklington town centre, and to the north of the B1246 road.

Kilnwick Percy forms part of the civil parish of Nunburnholme.

Kilnwick Percy Hall is a Grade II* listed country house built around 1845.[1] It is now a Buddhist meditation and retreat centre.[2]

The grounds of the hall include a lake and a small church in the Norman style dedicated to Saint Helen. The church is designated a Grade II listed building and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England.[3]

In 1823 Kilnwick Percy was a civil parish in the Wapentake and Liberty of Holderness. The ecclesiastical parish was under the patronage of the Dean of York. Population at the time was 43.[4]

Kilnwick Percy Hall

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "Kilnwick Percy Hall (1309858)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Welcome to Madhyamaka Buddhist Centre". Madhyamaka Buddhist Meditation Centre. Retrieved 19 May 2009. 
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of St Helen (1346280)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Baines, Edward (1823). History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York. p. 360. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 7. 

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