Knedlington

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Knedlington
Knedlington is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Knedlington
Knedlington
Knedlington shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE733280
• London 155 mi (249 km) S
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Ceremonial county
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Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GOOLE
Postcode district DN14
Dialling code 01430
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53°44′38″N 0°53′23″W / 53.743770°N 0.889612°W / 53.743770; -0.889612Coordinates: 53°44′38″N 0°53′23″W / 53.743770°N 0.889612°W / 53.743770; -0.889612

Knedlington is a small hamlet located in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, and forms part of the civil parish of Asselby. It is situated approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) west of the market town of Howden and lies to the west of the B1228 road. The M62 motorway is just over 1 mile to the south-east.

Knedlington Hall

Village landmarks include Knedlington Manor, Knedlington Hall, and woodland. Knedlington Hall was protected as a Grade II* listed building in 1966.[1]

In 1823 Knedlington was in the civil parish of Howden and the Wapentake Liberty of Howdenshire. Recorded was the hall built in the reign of Elizabeth I at the west of the village. Population at the time was 118. Occupations included a farmer and a horse dealer, and the landlord of the Anchor public house. Resident was a gentleman and two yeoman, one of whom was the chief constable and agent to a London insurance company.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "Knedlington Old Hall (1083235)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 23 March 2013. 
  2. ^ Baines, Edward (1823): History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York, p. 361
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 7. 

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